My God, I related so much to this book. In Careering, Daisy Buchanan manages to skewer every woman’s dysfunctional relationship with her career, whether you’re at the beginning, middle or end of … Continue Reading Book Review: Careering by Daisy Buchanan
This was my first foray into Colleen Hoover’s work and, while I liked Reminders of him, I wasn’t blown away and was kind of left with a sense of “well, … Continue Reading Book review: Reminders of him by Colleen Hoover
Last week was international women’s day and I largely…ignored it. I’m not against celebrating all things women but I feel something as gotten very lost along the way. The endless … Continue Reading My problem with International Women’s day
I’m back after a slight hiatus. Ah, A terrible kindness by Jo Browning Wroe is another example of social media advertising working exceptionally well. Book adverts appearing on my Facebook timeline, are … Continue Reading Book Review: A terrible kindness by Jo Browning Wroe
So, my grand plan to consistently blog last one whole month. To be fair I think I have managed a post once a week through February, but I most definitely … Continue Reading All change and a new challenge!￼
Why did it take me until December to read a Fredrik Backman book? I think he’s just taken the top spot as my favourite author. I feel I’ve been missing … Continue Reading Book Review: My Grandmother sends her regards and apologises by Fredrik Backman
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post dispelling some of the myths around journalism. Reading that post you’d be forgiven for thinking I hate my job, I don’t, people … Continue Reading World radio day: A love letter to radio
Sorrow and Bliss is a book that everyone seemed to read last year, I bought it myself when it was released, I’ve only just read it….this is just who I … Continue Reading Book Review: Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason
Every time Burnley or any Lancashire town for that matter is on the national news, I get out my Northern town trope scorecard out and start adding up the points. … Continue Reading It’s not grim up North
I got through six books this month, helped mostly by the fact I had an extra week off at the beginning of the year. I’d highly recommend it, I took … Continue Reading January in books….
At the weekend, my friend Emily told me she’d booked a trip to Jordan. Immediately, I had a million memories of a wonderful trip 8 years ago. I’m jealous, she’s … Continue Reading Tips for travelling in Jordan
I’ve been back to the eighties, and it was great! I should probably explain that statement in further detail. Last year I read “Do they know it’s Christmas yet?” by … Continue Reading Book Review: Did they steal a million yet? by James Crookes
Well, I almost missed this! Thanks to WordPress for the notification because for some reason I had it in my head that my two-year anniversary was next week – I’d … Continue Reading Two years of blogging!
I did warn you to expect some more Mitch Albom books on this blog and well, two weeks on here we are. I read a review on here about The … Continue Reading Book Review: The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom
First things first, I can not believe Michel Faber isn’t a vegan or at least a vegetarian after reading Under the Skin….anyone else who’s read this MUST understand where I’m … Continue Reading Book Review: Under the Skin by Michel Faber
After reading The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams I started thinking about my own list and what my favourite books are. In the book, a mysterious list of eight … Continue Reading Talking books: My Reading List