This morning had challenged me on all three fronts - our flight had been rough, and when we'd landed at the Marco Polo airport we had transferred to an overcrowded, overheated bus that had carried us over the causeway to Venice, and when the bus had let us off I'd had to drag my heavy suitcases for what had seemed miles, up and over the little arched bridges that were, I imagined - at times when you weren't hauling suitcases - quite picturesque, but whose endless stone steps had at the time been sheer torture. I'd felt like the porter at Rupert's club, like poor Sisyphus endlessly rolling his boulder uphill, labouring up to the summit of each bridge only to find there was one more beyond that to climb...down and up, down and up...in the heat and the crowds it was hell.Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading. Head on over to find out all about it, and how to join in!
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Teaser Tuesday: Season of Storms by Susanna Kearsley
I couldn't finish the year without reading another book by one of my favourite authors, Susanna Kearsley, so this week's teaser is from page 51 of Season of Storms: