East of Croydon, Travels through South East Asia: Book Review

Fancy a trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, and China? Sue Perkins will take you there in this book, sharing her wit and charm as she leads us through South East Asia to film a documentary.

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Never A Dull Moment: Entering The Fourth Age

The notion of a fourth age, what an interesting and very relevant topic!! I’m probably not the only one noticing the not so subtle increase in self service machines and reduction in humanly manned check out tills in shops/banks/post offices these days, or the general creeping momentum around all things ‘smart’ and the ushering in […]

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Books on the Beach: An Accidental Tourist, A Caribbean Misadventure

I thoroughly enjoyed reading ‘An Accidental Tourist’ by Jason Smart, it was like really good reality TV on paper. Jason records his travel escapades, highs and lows, and points of interest in this easy to read book. The book brought back memories of some of my own caribbean travels, making for some interesting comparisons. Jason’s […]

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A Guide To Elegance for every woman…. by Genevieve Antoine Dariaux

Looking for something easy to read on the beach this summer? “When comfort becomes an end in itself, it is the Public Enemy Number One of elegance.” pg 32. ‘A Guide to Elegance‘Β was published in 1964 and this is reflected in some of the authors views Β (a bit old fashioned some might say) in light […]

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Wendy Alec Chronicle Brothers Books. Lucifer’s Fall, Heavenly and Earthly Battles.

Whether you hold any religious belief or not, you will enjoy an almost fairy tale sense of this imaginative retelling of the Lucifer’s biblical fall from heaven in a way that ‘goes behind the scenes’ so to speak Β – to create a feeling of being there, watching related events unfold in heaven and on earth. […]

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Salander trilogy by Steig Larsson

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Book 1) This is the first book of a trilogy. Crime/Thriller My rating: 7/10 Basically, you have a guy named Blomkvist running a magazine/journalistic company named Millennium; he hires an aloof, antisocial, secretive girl named Salander to work in his office and they develop a bit of a strange […]

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