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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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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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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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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September reading

September reading

On my twice daily hour-long commute on the train into and out of London, it is very rare for a fellow passenger to strike up…

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Summer reading

Summer reading

Since getting back from holiday in mid-June I have read an eclectic mix of books. I started with The President is Missing by James Patterson…

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Zanzibar reading

Zanzibar reading

Relaxing on the beach in Zanzibar after an amazing safari in Kenya gave me time to read two great historical novels – The Burning Chambers…

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Kenya reading

Kenya reading

I’m just back from a wonderful safari in Kenya and I managed to squeeze a bit of reading in between game drives (it’s a hard…

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A World of Strangers

A World of Strangers

I have just finished reading A World of Strangers by Nadine Gordimer, an original Penguin paperback from 1958 that was given to me by my…

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