Do you know what a hobby is? A hobby is what you like to do in your spare time. If you have chosen a hobby according to your character and taste, you are lucky because your life becomes more interesting and exciting.
Hobbies differ like tastes. The most popular hobbies are philately, collecting post-cards, coins and books.
Some people are interested in music. They collect records and tape recordings. And others are keen on photography.
People living in cities and towns would like to be closer to nature, so they are fond of spending their spare time in the country. Some of them go hiking, and some find pleasure working in their gardens.
For example, gardening and growing flowers, especially roses, are the most common hobbies among Englishmen.
philately — филателия
records — пластинки
tape recording — магнитофонные записи
photography — фотография