Jigsaw puzzles develop skills, improve stress levels and encourage social interaction. They provide hours of entertainment and fun for adults as well as for children. Research shows that assembling a jigsaw puzzle is good for brains of all ages. The photo shows my grandchildren, Alexander and Louise and a friend, Kirstin who called in for […]
Non-fiction books, unlike fiction, are based on facts. Non-fiction includes memoirs, biographies, essays, documentaries, self-help and textbooks. Non-fiction covers a wide range of information and material. Whatever your interest, there’s sure to be a book about it.
Like all reading fiction entertains, relaxes and stimulates us. But fiction does more: it educates and is good for us.
Human brains crave novelty, and fiction provides novelty in abundance.
My learning journey – a new adventure, how to write a novel – continues. I write regularly but, as I explained in a previous post, which you can read if you click here, writing fiction doesn’t yet feature among my skills. I hope that will soon change.