My Review – In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratne

I received an advanced proof copy of this book for an honest review. It was a tweet that brought this to my door, an offer from Georgina Moore of Headline, my first advance proof copy to review, thank you Georgina! Read over the course of 10 days or so, dipping in and out as I could between … Continue reading My Review – In Our Mad and Furious City by Guy Gunaratne

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My Review – Honour by Elif Shafak

This book was the February offering of our monthly book group.  A book, I have to admit, I certainly would not have selected for reading having perused the shelves at the library. Read whilst recovering from the winter flu over the course of 3 days, pretty much non stop, wrapped in a blanket and sipping … Continue reading My Review – Honour by Elif Shafak

My Review – A Little Bit of Christmas Magic by Kirsty Ferry

  I received an advanced reading copy of this book for an honest review This duly arrived on my kindle at the start of the Christmas holidays.  A choc-lit supernatural time slip is not a book I would usually select, so thank you, choc-lit, for wafting this under my nose and at the appropriate time of year!  … Continue reading My Review – A Little Bit of Christmas Magic by Kirsty Ferry

Friends and Neighbours

A November morning Bugle Street beckoned With you our neighbours Our witnesses and friends   No frills No fuss Promises made Pictures taken     From our special day 14 years ago To this celebration 60 years on   Congratulations to you both Margaret and Philip! Diamonds everlasting and Friendship never waning

Insomnia

Light up, radio muffled birds sing, boys clatter lead poled legs, eyes coffin lids consciously aware wanting unconscious body slump and walking for sleep routine kicks with effort decisions muffled, tasks complicated bothersome boys and belligerent dog school run weary, dog walk forgettable caffeine brings clarity chatter brings life the day begins...  

My Review – Follow Me Follow You by Laura E James

Apologies for another late posted review! I read this book in June, hastily purchased from Amazon directly after attending the choc-lit tour in Southampton.  Incidentally around the same time as our book club offering; On Chesil Beach by Ian McKewan.  Both books are set in Dorset, in particularly Chesil Beach and the Island of Portland.  … Continue reading My Review – Follow Me Follow You by Laura E James