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how do you read? in which my reading habits unexpectedly change

Librarians like to ask readers about their reading habits. How do you read?What format do you most prefer? Do you have a secondary format? These days, most avid readers have found a use for e-books -- travel being the number one reason -- but generally prefer print. But some people read only e-books, and some only print.Many people listen to audiobooks in their car or during their commutes, often listening to one book and reading another. Some people are audio only, especially now that most au...
Tags: Travel, Henning Mankell, Allan, Ontario, John le Carr, George Smiley, Wallander, Martin Beck, What I'm Reading, Laura K, Becoming A Librarian, Donald Westlake, Per Wahloo


Aloha Friday Photo: Maui “shore” is beautiful!

Mahalo to Teresa Wood from North Carolina for sharing this stunning Aloha Friday Photo with us. Teresa took this photo while exploring Maui in December. What a beautiful scene! Happy Aloha Friday! The post Aloha Friday Photo: Maui “shore” is beautiful! appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii.
Tags: Travel, North Carolina, Maui, Teresa, Mahalo, Aloha Friday Photo, Teresa Wood


#Oman Plans 2021 Borrowing as Oil Price, Virus Batter Economy - Bloomberg

Oman Plans 2021 Borrowing as Oil Price, Virus Batter Economy - Bloomberg Oman’s government will finance most of its budget shortfall in 2021 by borrowing to plug a fiscal gap battered by a decline in oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic.The Persian Gulf state is looking into borrowing that will cover 73%, or 1.6 billion rials ($4.2 billion), of the country’s 2.2 billion-rial shortfall, with the remaining 600 million rials to be drawn from its reserves, according to a post on Twitter by the st...
Tags: Travel, Bloomberg, Oman, Persian Gulf, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Oman News Agency


Renew Yourself With Lessons from the Renaissance

"Your Renaissance" by Maura Garau mines the lives, loves, and art of the Renaissance to help you live your best life.
Tags: Travel, Books, Raphael, Renaissance, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance Art, Books & Literary Travel, Maura Garau


Bonne année 2021 !

Wishing you and yours all the best for a healthy, happy, and all-around better new year! Snowflakes on our deck railing, January 2016. [Author: wcs]
Tags: Travel, Holidays, WCS


Etihad stake in Air Serbia cut to 18% after government steps in | Reuters

Etihad stake in Air Serbia cut to 18% after government steps in | Reuters Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways’ stake in Air Serbia has been cut to 18% from 49% after the Serbian government recapitalised the airline, Air Serbia said on its website.The state has increased its stake in Air Serbia to 82% from 51%, a step the airline said was undertaken to help it through the COVID-19 pandemic.“The recapitalisation of the Serbian national airline was undertaken at the request of Air Serbia,” the sta...
Tags: Travel, Serbia, Etihad, Reuters, Etihad Airways, Air Serbia, Reuters Abu Dhabi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, JAT Airways


The Great Invention of 2020: LOCKDOWNS, 7-22 January 2020 by medical genius Xi Jinping

Lockdowns and quarantines for a flu-like virus are the personal invention of China’s President Xi Jinping, being unheard of before Wuhan. Never before had lockdowns been recommended or implemented for a respiratory flu-like virus (or even for any other virus – only for Ebola these had been attempted once, but found ineffective). The great genius Xi […]
Tags: Travel, China, Xi Jinping, Current Affairs, Bad Ideas, Wuhan Never


Why Gulf investors may be attracted by the UK's post-Brexit property market - Arabianbusiness

Why Gulf investors may be attracted by the UK's post-Brexit property market - Arabianbusiness The post-Brexit UK property market offers strong long-term profit potential for international buyers, according to experts.Britain’s freshly-minted EU deal and the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine in the first half of 2021 will boost the country’s post-pandemic economic recovery, leading to house price growth of eight percent on average by 2023, said UK-headquartered property consultants Hamptons Interna...
Tags: Travel, UK, Eu, Britain, Brexit UK, Hamptons International, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Beveridge, Aneisha Beveridge



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