Longbourn by Jo Baker

Having been left bereft from reading My Brilliant Friend I was reluctant to pick up another book, but the deadline for my next book club meet was looming and I felt pressured to start reading the…

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Advice For Life: Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway

The first self-help book I ever read was Feel the Fear and do it anyway by Susan Jeffers. I was about to take redundancy from my desk job and I had no idea what I…

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

J.J Abrams, I want to do rude things to you. If, like me, you are in your mid 40’s, remember the original Star Wars trilogy, were bitterly disappointed by the prequels, you will, after having…

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Winter Warmer – Roast Butternut Squash Soup

It’s blowing a gale and all I want to do is eat sweet treats, but it’s almost the 1st of December, and that’s when I allow myself to indulge on mince pies and all the…

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My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

What a book. I am BEREFT that I have finished it, but delighted that there are three more books in the series. Not only is it a great read, there is also the added mystery…

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