* please note, this is not an advertisement and I'm not in any way affiliated or paid by Audible. This post is my own opinion as a reader. I don't know about you, but I have a massive TBR pile (To Be Read for the uninitiated) . I am a prolific reader and with two … Continue reading Do you Audible?
Hi there. I felt compelled to write a quick review on a book I am reading. I read voraciously and rate books I have read on my twitter post @australis14 but have decided to only post reviews to my blog when I think the book is great or needs some kind of further mention. The … Continue reading Book update – Mistborn Series
A review on Worms on Parachutes - mystical allies in my battle with cancer , an inspiring story of one woman's battle against two different cancers.
The craze for vamp related stories doesn't seem to be dying down event through all the Shades of Grey madness. I confess I am also partial to some vamp action! I have the latest Charlaine Harris sookie stackhouse book lined up to read and what I Iove about these books is Sookie herself and the … Continue reading Latest book news
A general update and apology
It's true, I can't deny it any more. Harley, my black and white 4-year-old rescue cat, is seeing another woman. The signs are all there. He goes out till all hours, comes home late, is no longer interested in cuddles and won't jump on my lap for naps and belly scratching as he used to … Continue reading I think my cat is cheating on me
During World Book Day I was asked what would be my desert island book. If I was to be whisked away to a tropical, exotic island without any external contact or communication, for an indefinite amount of time, what book would I take with me? Books trigger memories for me, each one has a specific … Continue reading What’s your desert island book?
It's an age-old question that has been asked for years in dinner parties around the world. There are those that scoff at this as a conversational crutch. But is it really that inane a question? I find it fascinating to find out who people would invite into their homes. I believe it gives great insight … Continue reading Who would you invite to your dinner party?
My birthday falls on this bank holiday weekend so wisely, or not, my husband and I decided to go to the Brighton coast to celebrate. Well we are currently on the M25 in England and while it's been a slow start - getting onto the motorway was a chore - things seem to be a … Continue reading Bank holiday weekend
OK, I know I haven't posted anything in a while. The truth of the matter is, my blog has been a victim of the London commute. It seems the only time I get a chance to write my blog these days is the few times I have been on a train on the way to, … Continue reading Writing and Blogs – My Shame