The planet is our home; we need to be more responsible. Here's what I do.
I devour text. I had to stop buying books on more than one occasion because of the cost vs short term benefit.
I stuck to second hand books for a long time to steady that. Now it’s more about space and use of environmental resources.
When I’m frustrated by my location I take respite in the written word.
Time pressure can get in the way too.
These days I have a few good options.
A digital reader helps take the space pressure off and is often a cheaper way to read.
I also use a great free resource from Daily Lit.
This website can send you a book in installments daily. You chose the frequency and timing.
Fifteen minutes of fiction every day
They have lots of choice and free classics in large numbers.
It really helps the time issue as a small piece or reading arrives in your mail box.
a blog by a multilingual expat-since-birth, linguist, researcher, mum of three, living in the Netherlands and writing about bilingualism, multiculturalism, parenting abroad, international life...