My hobby is reading. I read story books, magazines, newspapers and any kind of
material that I find interesting.
This hobby got started when I was a little boy. I had always wanted my
parents to read fairy tales and other stories to me. Soon they got fed up and
tired of having to read to me continually. So as soon as I could, I learned to
read. I started with simple ABC books. Soon I could read simple fairy tales and
other stories. Now I read just about anything that is available.
Reading enables me to learn about so many things that I would otherwise not
know. I learned about how people lived in bygone
days of magic and mystery. I learned about the wonders of the world, space
travel, human achievements, gigantic whales, tiny viruses and other fascinating
things of our world.
The wonderful thing about reading is that I do not have to learn things the
hard way. For example, I do not have to catch a disease to know that it can kill
me. I know the danger so I can avoid it. Also I do not have to go deep into the
jungle to learn about the tiger. I can read all about it in a book.
Books provide the reader with so much information and facts. They have
certainly helped me in my daily life. I am better equipped to cope with living.
Otherwise I would go about ignorantly learning things the hard way.
So I continue to read. Besides being more informed
about the world, I also spend my time profitably. It is indeed a