Option B

Option B

I read and enjoyed Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg when it came out (see my blog) and subsequently read her very moving Facebook post after…

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Viceroy’s House

Viceroy’s House

In April I went to the cinema to see Viceroy’s House and it immediately made me want to read more about the history of the…

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Mistresses of Cliveden

Mistresses of Cliveden

I was fortunate enough to spend a night at Cliveden in March with my partner, wandering the grounds, tackling the maze, drinking cocktails, eating a…

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The Course of Love

The Course of Love

After reading an extract in The Guardian a few weeks ago I immediately bought The Course of Love by Alain de Botton and started reading…

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Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea

Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea

My sister is great at buying me books that she thinks I should read to expand my knowledge into new areas. As it is the…

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I Quit Sugar

I Quit Sugar

After reading about Sarah Wilson’s eight week I Quit Sugar programme I decided that one of my belated New Year’s Resolutions would be to give…

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Thrive

Thrive

I knew I didn’t really need to read Thrive by Arianna Huffington, having read so many books on happiness already (see my various blogs on…

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Books of the Year 2016

Books of the Year 2016

Wondering what to get your book-loving friends and family for Christmas? Here’s my books of the year for 2016 (see links below to my blogs…

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Anti-intellectualism in American life

Anti-intellectualism in American life

If you want to understand how and why Donald Trump has just been elected then I strongly suggest reading Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard…

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Singapore and Malaysia holiday reading

Singapore and Malaysia holiday reading

Whilst on holiday in Singapore and Malaysia I read my usual eclectic mix of books. First up was Take Six Girls by Laura Thompson (see…

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