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A little travel friend

I love reading, I’ve only just managed to get back into it after 3 years of a degree and a part time job. Now, I’m managing to de-stress enough to sit on the train or in the evenings with a book and read. 247 more words


A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

I’m edging towards Halloween now that it’s day sixteen of Blogtober and the fake blood has come out. I picked A Clockwork Orange to follow on from Never Let Me Go because I wanted to highlight the link between two books where science experiments are carried out on children for the ‘greater good’. 336 more words

Book Review

Book Review: Hard Times

Publisher: Penguin Classics
Author: Charles Dickens
Release Date: February 27th 2003 (first published 1854)
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback
Series: n/a
Genre(s): Fiction, Classic
Reviewed by:  1,000 more words

Book Reviews

Slow on the Uptake

I’ve finally finished our September read and my final opinion of this one is FAR from where I thought it’d end up.

To Kill a Mockingbird  493 more words


The Art of Travel by Alain De Botton

“There is an urge to say, ‘I was here, I saw this and it mattered to me.”



From faraway France 🇫🇷 to the intimate settings of your own bedroom 🛌 , De Botton explores what it means to travel. 134 more words

Review: Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys

Jacqui over at JacquiWine’s Journal is hosting the event “Jean Rhys Reading Week.”  Please visit Jacqui’s site for a listing of the many great reviews of Jean Rhys’s books.  792 more words