We all have a happy place. Most of mine consist of where my loved ones and animals are, but if we are talking geographically then I have a handful. I adore strolling through the countryside, stopping for a tea and cake. Pottering on a Sunday with my partner debating where to go for lunch. Sitting … More Beside The Seaside
A sentence to summarise: A historically poignant novel that shows the numerous paths taken in war, the impending terror of Nazi/Fascist power and the love that acts as a life-jacket for the people, giving them the strength to face the waves of devastation and death. A little plot snippet: The title of the novel – … More This book went straight in my top 10: “An Italian Affair” by Caroline Montague REVIEW
The Boat The boat was empty apart from the man that had – over the past year- withered into a pitiful shell that once was home to the brightest of human souls. Beneath his feet a picnic box that lay just as lifelessly as he did, moved an inch here and there with the knocking of … More The Boat: A Moment of Reflection On The Water
Caring for your skin this summer doesn’t have to cost the earth OR most importantly, cost the lives of innocent animals. Browsing the aisles of Boots and Superdrug, I am like a magpie drawn to shimmering jewellery, I am always pulled towards skincare. New products are released faster than the speed of light nowadays and … More Cruelty-Free Summer Skin
The Tattooist of Auschwitz Writer – Heather Morris Based on the interviews with Slovakian Jew Lale Sokolov. A paragraph to summarise: In a world full of words, the Holocaust always finds me wordless and speechless. Are there any conversations on this historical genocide that truly use the right words to express how harrowing it … More The Tattooist of Auschwitz : the true story that will stay with me.
There are books and then there are stories. A story lies within a book, fixed to the pages in small black ink that runs across the paper, beckoning you to follow their journey. I suppose that is where the phrase “bookworm” comes from. You follow the story like a worm follows the raindrops: like the … More The Beauty of Books