Currently Listening: The Switch

Currently I am listening to The Switch by Beth O’Leary while starting a new crochet project. I am now working on an afghan for my cousin (remember my yarn haul of a few weeks ago?)

The story I am listening to centres on Leena and her grandmother Eileen. Ordered to take a two month long sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, Leena escapes to her grandmother’s house. Once there, the two women decide to switch lives for the period: Leena takes over her grandmother’s life while Eileen, a 79 year old woman, goes to London to look for love and a change of pace. Stepping into one another’s shoes proves more difficult than either of them expected – ad leads them to learning more about themselves.

I am enjoying this 2 POV narration that is spot on. The narrators of the novel are perfect for the two generations of women in the story – their voices sound their age! I cannot stop listening as the storytelling just draws me in. I loved The Flatshare and I am enjoying The Switch just as much. Beth O’Leary has done it again in that she has created a relevant story for today’s times that is so different to the other stories out there.

What are you currently listening to?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2020

(This audiobook is the 105th novel in my book pledge for 2020)

Searching for Inspiration

This weekend I finished a crochet project and am now searching for the next project I can work on. This morning I turned to some old crochet magazines my mom had given me.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015
Browsing old crochet magazines. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

The pieces look beautiful and certainly make my fingers itch to try something new.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015
Looking for inspiration. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

I may not make one of the items in the magazines, but the photos of projects will certainly inspire me to create something beautiful.

Paula's B&W SundayWhere do you look for creative inspiration?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

(This post is linked to Paula’s Black and White Sunday Challenge. The prompt this week is inspiration.)