Why reading is better than listening

A couple of years ago I did an evening class in counselling skills. As an introductory course it covered the basics with fairly broad strokes and was predominantly concerned with how to listen. The issue of listening seems simple on the surface. It actually doesn’t take too much effort to sit quietly and let theContinue reading “Why reading is better than listening”

Why You Should Judge a Book by it’s Cover

My favourite part of Christmas is the books. Have a look at this epic bundle of Christmas presents I received. I’m lucky because my wife is so brilliant at finding books for me that I like. Its extra lucky because, on the whole, we don’t share a taste in books at all. We’re both bigContinue reading “Why You Should Judge a Book by it’s Cover”