Journalism and the environment are two of my favourite things - and I was lucky to be able to combine them as a career. It is for that reason I have a rule about steering away from fiction featuring them. You know what it’s like when your job is on a tv show or in … Continue reading ARC Review: The Five Year Plan.
As I was reading Shari Low’s new book I was reminded of the first line from Philip Larkin’s popular poem, This Be The Verse, ‘They f**k you up, your mum and dad'. We see that in action across three generations in This Is Me, going from one extreme to another - although I know which … Continue reading Book Tour: This Is Me.
I was just over a third of the way through A Summer Of New Beginnings when I had to put it aside and start looking up sleeper trains and the North Coast 500. One of the best things about this book is that Lisa Hobman’s love for Scotland, and the Highlands in particular, shines through … Continue reading Book Review: A Summer Of New Beginnings.
With a cast list as long as the one in Shari Low’s latest book, I was worried my poor, weary brain wouldn't be able to cope but One Day In December is so well written, engrossing and entertaining that I was more than able to keep up. As the title suggests, the story follows a … Continue reading Book Review: One Day In December.