Book Review the Little Breton Bistro, Nina George

  Having read The Little Paris Bookshop and totally devoured the book desperately wanting more and more, there was not a chance I was leaving the bookshop without this book after its release. The author is no novice to writing and has a brilliant translator working with her. Her books are a lovely story to…

Book Review – Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain

I love having enough time to read for hours. One of my favourite things to do on a beach holiday is to read (albeit before children) Now there are children in my life I am far pickier with my choice of book as I simply don’t have the time to waste. You may have heard…

Book Review – All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr

  Books for filling in hours of mundane plane travel. Gosh as an Australian, those hours are far greater than the rest of the world. We can get some serious reading done on our plane trips. This book is a must read. Pack it, read it whilst planning your next trip, enjoy in front of…

Book Review – Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All

Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All, by Jonas Jonasson   Why this book? Have you read Jonas Jonasson’s first novel ’The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared? You may have noticed I tend to find authors and enjoy their book and will try another. Most times that works for me and…

Book Review – The Little Paris Bookshop, Nina George

Sometimes you pick up a book and you fly through the lovely story so quickly you are left with the disappointment there is not more. This book will have you not only begging for more but daydreaming about what happened to the characters in the book. The author leaves you to fill in the rest…

Book Review – A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway

Book Review May 2017 Book reviewing is not something I ever wanted to be the main part of my blog. Travel and books go hand in hand. Hours of train or plane travel equal the opportunity to read. Remember back to before you had kids and you could lie around and read all afternoon in…

Book Review – Capital, John Lancaster

Sometimes you find a book that you can’t put down. Sometimes I find I have finished that amazing story in far too short a time. Why this book? I didn’t have a reason to read this other than it was on my local book shops ‘must read’ list. Sometimes I do that, I just plunge…