I’m never alone because I’m always surrounded by books.

There are many who wonder how I can live alone in a sprawling mansion without even a domestic help.

I do everything about the house myself including cooking.

The secret is plain and simple….I’m never alone because I’m always surrounded by books.

I can pick up a book and get lost for hours.

In my childhood there were occasions when I used to sit on top of tall trees and finish reading books of 400/500 pages.

That was the easy way to escape taking the cow for grazing or some such chorus.

Now no cow no grazing and no tall trees.

The people who used to assign work also have gone.

But my reading habit still remains and my eyes are still able to bear the strain without even specs.

That’s why I feel I’m blessed.

I can tell you even solitude is good company.