With a heap of writing experience under his belt, "B Walkin" resides in Brisbane and has published his first book.
Published September 29th 2011
Everyone likes to read – whether it's a short story, a long story, or a biography (my personal favourite), there's something for everyone. But one thing that sets each person apart is where they like to read. As an avid reader myself, I have observed many people's favourite reading spots, and have managed to whittle the list down to the three most common.
One of the most peaceful places to read a book is in a park, preferably a close one. My local park has not a few visitors and quite a number of regular walkers, but generally is still a good place to read a book. Perhaps the natural environment and the open spaces is one of the plus points to making this spot a good one to read a book.
Of course, more and more often we find ourselves not having enough quiet time to read a book; and so we find ourselves reading on the way to work or school. I try to limit myself reading in the bus, but once or twice I have read something while on the way to the city. Nowadays, technology has had a part to play in making book reading a whole lot easier (kudos to Kindle).
One of the ways to read a book that I find the most peculiar is one the run. It's amazing when you see people actually weaving in and out of crowds with their noses buried in a book and still managing to keep track of themselves and their surroundings.
And what's yours? What would you consider your favourite reading spot? We would like to hear your opinion.
bayside parklands, capalaba west, enter from chadwell street, a beautiful spot on the tingalpa river, so peaceful
By Blond - reader Monday, 3rd of October @ 01:20 am
My favourite place to read is my own backyard, especially during the summer. Unfortunately I don't have a hammock just yet but if I did, I wouldn't ever get up!
Reading is my passion - I love books, I love words and I love writing.
Apart from my backyard, I would probably read just about anywhere - in bed, on the couch, in the bath... I take my book everywhere with me, so wherever I may end up throughout the day with a spare few minutes, my book is there to keep me company.
By Megan Sougleris - senior reviewer Wednesday, 12th of October @ 03:10 am
I like to read in coffee shops while sipping my tea. The Coffee Club as well as Mary Ryan Bookshop and the cafe inside the Balmoral Cinema in Oxford Street are always very generous and give me an extra pot of hot water, so I can get settled down for a long time. The Riverbend Bookshop cafe also gives me extra hot water if I ask, but you really wait a long time for your tea there.
By anse - reader Monday, 3rd of October @ 03:26 am
Kings Park Botanical Garden
By scond - reader Monday, 3rd of October @ 11:52 pm
Heampsted Heath is the most favourite for me!
By thala - reader Monday, 10th of October @ 07:10 pm
Sitting on a bench in my backyard on a sunny day.
By debbi - reader Sunday, 24th of April @ 12:50 pm