Birthday Book Haul

For my birthday I was delighted to receive quite a few books... I loved David Nicholls' 'Us' and was keen to sample some more of his work. I am a fan of 'University Challenge' so this seemed like the logical next step! I came across this book while surfing through book trailers on YouTube (a guilty... Continue Reading →


BR: ‘Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Brontë

This book was given to me as a present, but for years I avoided it, ignoring that wise saying: 'never judge a book by its cover.' However, I feel I was not wholly unjustified when the cover of my copy of 'Wuthering Heights' looked like this:   'Cathy and Heathcliff, childhood friends, are cruelly separated... Continue Reading →

Poem: Hometown Hymn

This town Is a downtrodden woman. She’s been through rough patches She still has scars. And when she’s angry Her mind is a clogged ring road – You can’t get through to her However much you yell and fume. She’s not pretty Her clothes are an inside-out Patchwork of times and memories Which sometimes even... Continue Reading →

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