Galapagos View

Odds and ends for the end of the week.

Here are a few pictures of the view from the Tortoise sanctuary, the Galapagos Island San Cristobal is just beautiful.

Here is a lizard:

And to end the week a lone bird:

Banana Yoshimoto

Banana Yoshimoto I discovered by browsing a book store and waiting for a book to reach out to me. Ever do that? Wander through the aisles until one jumps out and you can just feel that it’s the right choice.

There is a quietness to the writing. The plots are not complex, in fact often little happens. Yet I love her characters, the books tend to linger after you read them. I’ll find myself still thinking about the books long after I’ve finished them: