It is with a sad heart that I am saying goodbye to the Evernote App today. This has been my go to note keeping application for several years and I used it to organize everything from my doctorate to my reading lists to my recipes. Unfortunately, the Evernote Team has decided in its questionable wisdom… Continue reading Goodbye Evernote
We are at the starting gate for Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon – Tallyho! Wait … wrong sport… Here are the opening meme questions and answers: 1. What fine part of the world are you reading from today? I’m at home in the small town of Karmiel in northern Israel. 2. Which book in your stack are you… Continue reading Dewey’s 24 Hour #Readathon – Opening Meme
For the last couple of years, I have been using the My Fitness Pal website and iOS app to log calories and exercise. The result has been excellent and I lost 10kgs during this time period. Unfortunately, since MFP was purchased by Under Armour in May 2015 the app has been inundated with advertisements and prompts… Continue reading Lose It!
Well, it is a bit spur of the moment but I’ve decided to sign up for Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon. While this is not my first time participating, it has been a few years since the last time. The Read-a-Thon will begin on April 23rd. Sign-ups are still open and the details as well as information… Continue reading Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon
April 23rd is the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and Goodreads is marking the occasion with quizzes and games, author posts and book lists. The first activity can be found on the Goodreads blog. As a huge fan of Shakespeare’s works (and as a lecturer in English literature who is currently teaching The Twelfth… Continue reading Shakespeare Week @ Goodreads
InD’Tale magazine offers articles, author interviews and reviews for new releases via their website and their digital magazine. The magazine focuses on independent and self published authors, and is currently free to subscribe. The featured author for April 2016 is historical romance author Shana Galen. There is also an interesting (and sometimes funny) article on the overuse… Continue reading InD’Tale Magazine (April 2016)
Just received an email from Audible that my membership now includes unlimited listening to short programs. There are over 70 channels available including The Washington Post, 7 Days of Edgar Allen Poe and TED Talks. In order to listen to the channels, it is necessary to download the Audible app for iOS or Android and… Continue reading Audible Channels