'Twice in one day, to be the recipient of thanks and warm regard! I would never have suspected that small deeds could elicit such genuine generous responses. I felt a little glow inside - not a blaze, more like a small steady candle.'
No More Plastic – what you can do to make a difference By Martin Dorey, Chris Packham (foreword) – A Review
'If you do one thing today, think about the plastic in your life. Look around you. How much do you see?'
How To Be Happy by Eva Woods – A Review
Polly leaned over and seized a hank of Annie's lank brown hair. 'Cutting your hair is symbolic. Letting go of the past, freeing yourself - think Rapunzel. Delilah. Britney Spears.' 'I'm not shaving it off '
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher – A Review
"You don't know what goes on in anyone's life but your own. And when you mess with one part of a person's life, you're not just messing with that part. Unfortunately you can t be that precise and selective. When you mess with one part of a person's life, you're messing with their entire life "
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie – A Review
"Second to the right and straight on till morning" Rather than a hard copy, I downloaded a free Collins classic version of Peter Pan for Kindle from Amazon. I was already expecting a short read of 189 pages, however the story does end at page 160 with the rest of the pages containing 'classic literature…
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr – A Review
"I always knew we should have brought the games compendium" said Max "Hitler's probably playing Snakes and Ladders with it this very minute." This novel is billed as a children's book for 9-12 year olds. However I would argue that it is a book for all ages from nine upwards. The story simply told and…
Bridget Jones’s Baby The Diaries- A Review
Bridget Jones's Baby The Diaries by Helen Fielding, Published by Jonathan Cape. Opening a Bridget Jones novel is like catching up with old friends. Hearing their voices, being reminded of all the things that you love about them and just maybe that one thing that could send you a little crazy. Helen Fielding has absolutely…
The Little Book of Hygge The Danish Way To Live Well by Meik Wiking A Review
Published by Penguin Life, part of Penguin Random House, this A5 size chunky hardback book has a beautifully decorated cover which really catches your eye on the shelf. I managed to resist it a couple of times but finally succumbed as it's loveliness kept calling out to me. Once home and curled…