Book Review. The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie.

I like that the blurbs of these books describe the first 2 chapters of the story, and neglect the rest of the plot. I don’t necessarily want to know who did it, but I would still like to know a bit more about what I am about to read. The blurb for The Sittaford Mystery … Continue reading Book Review. The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie.

Book Review. Revenge of the Judoon by Terrance Dicks.

Revenge of the Judoon was an enjoyable story, without being anything consequential. It started well, much better than Terrance Dicks’ previous story Made of Steel featuring Martha and the Doctor. I liked the character of Captain Harry Carruthers, and his role in being companion to Martha, who is investigating Black Dog Lane, and the laboratory … Continue reading Book Review. Revenge of the Judoon by Terrance Dicks.

Book Review. Staring Directly at the Eclipse by Henry Normal.

The Questions They Don’t Ask on the Census Hands up anyone Who is lonely Or has ever felt loneliness? Anyone who finds a mirror the hardest place to look Or lowers their eyes when they meet someone? Anyone who aches without knowing what for? Anyone afraid of being found wanting? There’s a reflective quality in … Continue reading Book Review. Staring Directly at the Eclipse by Henry Normal.

Book Review. Safety in Numbers by Roger McGough.

Quodlibets Mona Lisa smiled when Leonardo said, ‘ok, you can go to the toilet now.’ There is a very recognizable landscape in Roger McGough’s poetry collection, Safety in Numbers, as it begins with poem Some Questions Regarding the New Bicycle and its line, ‘2020 comes careering down the lane,’ and he goes on to write … Continue reading Book Review. Safety in Numbers by Roger McGough.

Book Review. Don’t Tell Me To Be Quiet by Christina Hart.

Your attempts at happy are half-assed and that works for you because you don’t think happy is meant for you anyway, do you?Don't Tell Me To Be Quiet Christina Hart Don’t Tell Me to be Quiet asks of the reader Did you question what you ever did to deserve this? But you know you have … Continue reading Book Review. Don’t Tell Me To Be Quiet by Christina Hart.