Like Clare Balding, I grew up with pets. Unlike Clare Balding we didn’t have horses or ponies or occasionally have the Queen Mother over for lunch. Continue reading My Animals and Other Family
Here are the five books I read in October, featuring a mix of fiction, autobiography, memoir and children’s books. Continue reading October Round-Up: What did you read last month?
Margaret Atwood really sums up this book best when she describes it as “Wide Sargasso Sea meets Beloved meets Alias Grace… deep-diving, elegant” Continue reading The Confessions of Frannie Langton
Have you read any of these? Continue reading TBR pile: memoir, murder & matches
It’s one of those books where you want to find out what happens next but you don’t want the story to end. Continue reading This week I’m reading: The Beekeeper of Aleppo
Istanbul comes alive with Pamuk’s vivid recollections of his childhood Continue reading Weekend Reading: Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk
I bought book this for my kids at the weekend but of course I had to read it first! Continue reading Dare To Be You by Matthew Syed
Wendy Mitchell was diagnosed with dementia in 2014 and this is her story, in her own words. Continue reading Weekend Reading: Somebody I Used to Know