A precious glimpse into the life and mind of one of our most gifted writers. Continue reading This week I’m reading: On Writing by Stephen King
A round-up of all the books I read during February 2022 Continue reading Reading for Pleasure in 2022: February’s books
Beckett, from a working-class London family, contrasts his experience and with that of middle and upper-class people Continue reading This week I’m reading: A Class Act by Rob Beckett
January always feels like the longest month of the year but thankfully I had a stack of books to see me through! Continue reading Reading for pleasure in 2022: January’s books
If I had to sum up this book in just two words, the phrase “darkly dazzling” fits the tone of both this book and Ruby herself perfectly. Continue reading How Do You Want Me? by Ruby Wax
This book is full of wisdom and insight into what life (and death) is like on the NHS frontline. Continue reading Seven Signs of Life by Aoife Abbey
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?