24 Tasks: Door 4 - Diwali - Tasks

Update - 11/11/18: Task 1 completed.

 

Task 1:  Share a picture of your favorite light display.

 

 

I am a big fan of the sunrise down at our beach, especially during the "dark months" when it seems that daylight is extra precious.

 

Task 2:  Cleaning is a big part of this holiday; choose one of your shelves, real or virtual, and tidy / organise it.  Give us the before and after photos.  OR Tidy up 5 of the books on your BookLikes shelves by adding the CORRECT cover, and/or any other missing information. (If in doubt, see here: http://jenn.booklikes.com/post/1782687/state-of-the-database-booklikes-database-halloween-bingo-and-a-mini-rant-with-pictures).

 

(wip)

 

 

Task 3: Eating sweets is also a big part of Diwali. Either select a recipe for a traditional sweet, or make a family favorite and share a picture with us.

 

(wip)

 

 

Task 4: During Diwali, people pray to the goddess Lakhshmi, who is typically depicted as a beautiful young woman holding a lotus flower. Find 5 books on your shelves (either physical or virtual) whose covers show a young woman holding a flower and share their cover images.

 

Amazingly, I don't seem to have even a single book that matches this description. Not.A.Single.One!

 

I have books with women on the cover, but they seem to hold hammers, hatchets, and scythes. I'm kinda impressed.

 

Update: Task complete! Posted here.

 

Book: Read a book with candles on the cover or the word “candle” or “light” in the title; OR a book that is the latest in a series; OR set in India; OR any non-fiction book that is ‘illuminating’ (Diwali is Sanskrit for light/knowledge and row, line or series)

 

(wip)