When author (and friend) Maisie Thomas asked if I’d like to review her novel, The Railway Girls, which is inspired by her great aunt Jessie, I thought it sounded too good an opportunity to miss. Unfortunately my TBR pile is a little bit out of control and I didn’t have time to read it before … Continue reading A Mini Behind The Book With Maisie Thomas.
I haven't purposely gone out with my camera this week but I have snapped a few here and there, which I thought I would share. The sunrise required no effort at all as it was taken from the living room window while sitting on the sofa. The others were taken while I was in the … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Norwich.
I made a huge mistake with The Surplus Girls; I got into bed, picked it up and thought “I’ll just read the first few pages”. The next thing I know it’s way beyond my bedtime and I still don’t want to put it down. It has everything you could want; a gripping story, interesting characters … Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Surplus Girls.
It is one of those ‘getting to know you’ questions that sometimes gets asked at parties: "If you could go back in time, what period would you most like to visit?" I always say early 1800s England, purely because I’d like to live in the Big House, wear expensive flouncy dresses and be called Lady … Continue reading A Visit To The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.