The Salt Path

The Salt Path

I had been looking forward to reading The Salt Path by Raynor Winn as it is about a couple walking the South West Coastal Path…

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The Women Who Breathed Two Worlds

The Women Who Breathed Two Worlds

My Mum recommended I read The Woman Who Breathed Two Worlds by Selina Siak Chin Yoke, as she knows how much I enjoy reading historical fiction or…

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The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers

I was in New York in September and had dinner with my former colleague Ellen and we were of course chatting about American politics. She…

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Ruth Galloway

Ruth Galloway

This is my first blog since my New Year break skiing as it has been a very busy time at work indeed. Thankfully made manageable,…

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Christmas reading 2018

Christmas reading 2018

I really enjoyed reading Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neil just before Christmas. It was lent to me by a friend and is all about…

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The Clockmaker's Daughter

The Clockmaker’s Daughter

At a really busy time at work in December I found the best way to switch off to get to sleep at night was losing…

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

I couldn’t wait for Christmas to read Becoming by Michelle Obama and delighted in spending every spare minute in the first week of December enjoying it….

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Books of the Year 2018

Books of the Year 2018

It is Christmas present buying time, so time for my Books of the Year 2018. I’ve been spoiled for choice this year, with a constant…

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Great Autumn crime fiction

Great Autumn crime fiction

I’ve been lucky enough to read two fantastic brand new crime fiction novels in the last couple of months – the latest in the Cormoran…

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How to give up plastic

How to give up plastic

How to give up plastic by Will McCallum is a great book to read if you are thinking about what more you can do to…

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