I started a monthly or thereabouts Charlotte Mason newsletter about 18 months ago. Since moving to WordPress the link to request the newsletter doesn’t work. I’ve had a few queries about Notebooks recently but it’s a topic that comes up quite often so I’ve started writing about Notebooks in a Charlotte Mason education and sending it out via the newsletter.
Part 1 has already been sent and if you’d like to receive that and others that I plan to write on that topic, just follow the link below.
A recent book haul. I was so pleased to find this H.V. Norton title. I’m reading his 1936 book, ‘In the Steps of St Paul’ and have enjoyed ‘In the Steps of the Master.’ The book below, ‘A Traveller in Rome’ was published in 1957 – modern! compared to the others and is in much better condition with a nice dust jacket to boot. Made my day.
My non-fiction reading in progress:
Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton – Man! This is convoluted but interesting, although some of it is going over my head!
Under the Sea-Wind by Rachel Carson – a beautifully written book on ocean life and the author’s first book.
In the Steps of St. Paul by H.V. Morton – not very far into this yet but it’s been excellent so far. He mixes geography, history, culture and the New Testament into his narrative.
On the Homeschool Front
Shakespeare: we started listening to Coriolanus using the Arkangel recording (available on Audible) and and reading along using the text of the play here.
I’m reading aloud through a series of books by John Stott. We’re up to this one: