Istanbul comes alive with Pamuk’s vivid recollections of his childhood Continue reading Weekend Reading: Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk
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
The cold bites my fingers, chilling them to the bone, while yet more snow floats down from the sky, hitting my eyelashes and blurring my vision. I fear that I will end up like Captain Scott. Continue reading The Pizza Expedition: my most memorable journeys #9
When read together, this trio of memoirs acts as a fascinating, revealing and hilarious glimpse into the unusual life of Carrie Fisher. Highly recommended! Continue reading A Guide to the Memoirs of Carrie Fisher
I’ve never actually read any Alan Bennett before, which is pretty shocking considering how much of a prolific writer he is. Continue reading A Life Like Other People’s
Amrou Al-Kadhi’s experiences growing up gay as an Iraqi-immigrant in the UK and as the son of strict Muslim parents. Continue reading Life As A Unicorn by Amrou Al-Kadhi
A heatwave and drugs and rock ‘n’ roll… Continue reading What are you reading this week?
This week I’m reading Tom Allen’s memoir Continue reading Book of the Week: No Shame by Tom Allen