The challenge is over. The story so far. I have 20 points
Square 2: Guy Fawkes Night/Bon Om Touk
Tasks for Guy Fawkes Night: Which kind of tea is your favourite? Tell us why.
Tasks for Bon Om Touk: Post a picture from your most recent or favorite vacation on the sea (or a lake, river, or any other body of water larger than a puddle), or if you’re living on the sea or on a lake or a river, post a picture of your favorite spot on the shore / banks / beach / at the nearest harbour.
both are here
Square 4: Thanksgiving
Tasks for Thanksgiving Day: Be thankful for yourself and treat yourself to a new book – post a picture of it.
1 point (3)
Square 7: International Human Right’s Day
Tasks for International Human Rights Day: Post a picture of yourself next to a war memorial or other memorial to an event pertaining to Human Rights. (Pictures of just the memorial are ok too.)
1 point (4)
Square 9: Winter Solstice
Tasks for Winter Solstice and Yaldā Night: Grab one of your thickest books off the shelf. Ask a question and then turn to page 40 and read the 9th line of text on that page. Post your results.
1 point (5)
Square 10: Pancha Ganapati
Tasks for Pancha Ganapati: Post about your 5 favourite books this year and why you appreciated them so much. –OR– Take a shelfie / stack picture of the above-mentioned 5 favorite books.
1 point (6)
Square 12: Festivus/Saturnalia
Tasks for Festivus: Perform the Airing of Grievances: name 5 books you’ve read this year that have disappointed you – tell us in tongue-lashing detail why and how they failed to live up to expectations.
Tasks for Saturnalia: If you could time-travel back to ancient Rome, where would you want to go and whom (both fictional and / or nonfictional persons) would you like to meet?
2 points (8)
Square 13: Christmas
Tasks for Christmas: Post a picture of your stockings hung from the chimney with care, –OR– a picture of Santa’s ‘treat’ waiting for him. –OR– Share with us your family Christmas traditions involving gift-giving, or Santa’s visit.
1 point (9)
Square 15: St. Stephen’s Day
Book themes for St. Stephen’s Day: Read anything where the main character has servants (paid servants count, NOT unpaid) or is working as a servant him-/ herself.
Elizabeth Peters: Crocodile on the Sandbank
1 point (10)
20 points + 10 points makes 30. That is nice, especially since I had totally expected to fail spectacularly