Following on with my recent interest in learning more about the Second World War, instead of the usual thriller I decided to read another real life story from a prisoner of war. Horace "Jim" Greasley may not have suffered the concentration camps such as in the last book I read, but he did endure torture, … Continue reading Recently Read: Do the Birds still sing in Hell?
I adore a good war story. I love to feel immersed in a world so extreme, terrifying and heart wrenching that it makes you appreciate the ease of modern day life. We're only able to take our happy, safe and free lives for granted because of the horror people endured in the past. As each … Continue reading Recently Read: Finding Rebecca
Another fantastic story by one of my fave authors; Belinda Bauer. I've been after this on kindle for a while but fortunately for me the price has just dropped to £1... so Snap it up, quickly! On a roasting summer's day in 1998, 11 year old Jack and his two younger sisters should be playing … Continue reading Recently Read: Snap
Have you ever met one of those "perfect" women? Evie has ethereal beauty that stuns everybody she meets, she has a devoted lover on her arm and a wealthy family complete with country estate and pool. To top it all off, she charms all with her French accent. Ooh la la. So why does Evie … Continue reading Recently Read: The Night she Died
We all do it. Late in the evening, you're snuggled up on the sofa all toasty and relaxed, maybe with a glass of sauvingnon blanc in hand. You're browsing through Facebook, falling down the rabbit hole of profile after profile, mutual friends lists and old school friends and colleagues tagged in posts. You stumble across … Continue reading Recently Read: Friends like these
This January, Marie Kondo has taken the world by storm. I've been her biggest fan for well over a year now, and I'm a big believer in her methods of organisation and it's impact on your life. However not everyone seems to be fond of her ideas. All I'm seeing on the Guardian lately is … Continue reading Book Snobbery
In an ordinary town in Bristol, the beautiful multicoloured houses of Melville Heights stand proud, admired and envied by many. Everyone knows that the legendary, silver fox and savior of children, Tom Fitzwilliam lives in one of them. Men want to be him and women want the be with him. Including Joey, a blonde, party … Continue reading Recently Read: Watching You