Book Review. Hungry by Grace Dent.

From an early age, Grace Dent was hungry. As a little girl growing up in Currock, Carlisle, she yearned to be something bigger, to go somewhere better. Hungry traces her story from growing up eating beige food to becoming one of Britain's best-loved food writers. It's also everyone's story - from cheese and pineapple hedgehogs … Continue reading Book Review. Hungry by Grace Dent.

Book Review. The Dreamers By Karen Thompson Walker.

‘A sleeping sickness – that’s what he keeps calling it. A strange sleeping sickness has broken out at the college.’The Dreamers By Karen Thompson Walker. The Dreamers is a frightening read, for it tells a story that seems very similar to what we have all experienced in the last 3 years with the pandemic. There … Continue reading Book Review. The Dreamers By Karen Thompson Walker.

Doctor Who Time Trips The Death Pit by A. L. Kennedy, Into the Nowhere by Jenny T. Colgan, and Keeping up with the Joneses by Nick Harkaway.

‘He made his way across the foyer towards her, half loping and half tiptoeing with a general air of being highly delighted to see everything around him including the dust on the broken grandfather clock. Bryony thought she’d never encountered anyone so remarkable in her life. She was right.’The Death Pit by A. L. Kennedy … Continue reading Doctor Who Time Trips The Death Pit by A. L. Kennedy, Into the Nowhere by Jenny T. Colgan, and Keeping up with the Joneses by Nick Harkaway.

Doctor Who Time Trips Salt of the Earth by Trudi Canavan, The Bog Warrior by Cecilia Ahern, The Loneliness of The Long-Distance Time Traveller by Joanne Harris and The Anti-Hero by Stella Duffy.

Salt of the Earth by Trudi Canavan A third Doctor story! With companion Jo Grant. Jon Pertwee’s Doctor and Jo Grant are a part of one of my favourite eras of Who and so Salt of the Earth was magical. I thought it got the characters, and in their interactions with each other, of the … Continue reading Doctor Who Time Trips Salt of the Earth by Trudi Canavan, The Bog Warrior by Cecilia Ahern, The Loneliness of The Long-Distance Time Traveller by Joanne Harris and The Anti-Hero by Stella Duffy.

Book Review. The Golden Oldies Guesthouse by Dee MacDonald.

‘And that was how they found Over and Above. It stood there, in splendid isolation, a large Edwardian heap in an overgrown garden, blinds down, empty and forlorn.’The Golden Oldies Guesthouse by Dee MacDonald Couple Tess and Simon live in London and they are on their belated honeymoon, in Cornwall, when they come upon a … Continue reading Book Review. The Golden Oldies Guesthouse by Dee MacDonald.