I read a good bit to try to keep up with all the changes that are taking place in my business world and I try to do that reading early in the day when my eyes are fresh from a good night’s sleep.
Unlike fine red wine or a bottle of Single Malt Scotch, my eyes are not getting better as they age. Consequently, my recreational reading has taken a severe hit the last year.
It was December of 2015 that I read a post on David Kanigan’s blog about a book written by James Rebanks, titled The Shepherd’sLife. I wrote about it here and described myself being “seduced” by the book.
It took five years, but I received another Rebanks book as a birthday gift and I’ll have to figure out a way to start getting up earlier to read a little each day.
The book is entitled English Pastoral, An Inheritance, and the first page begins with this:
I’ll report back.