I’m not a fan of social media posts that suggest the writer’s life is perfect. I just don’t buy it! My blog, aims to show a middle-aged-mamma’s life – warts and all! If you enjoy a smile, chat and a cup of tea with a pal, I think my posts might be for you.

If you’ve been following a while, you’ll know that I love to read, so the main focus of my website has always been to share book reviews and book club questions. Nothing is about to change there – books are, after all, what keep me sane (ish!)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus

Book Review of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus An absolutely brilliant read. I definitely recommend this to anyone who hasn’t...

Naomi Alderman’s The Power

Book Review of Naomi Alderman’s The Power The Book Cover almost puts me off reading Naomi Alderman as it almost...

Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet

Book Review of Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet Maggie O’Farrell is a brave and talented writer. To attempt to surmise what inspired...

Ali Smith’s How to be both

Book Review of Ali Smith’s How to be both Challenging conventions of literary style and full of philosphical questions, Ali...

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire is so deserving to be a previous winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. It is...

Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt

American Dirt wasn’t at all what I expected. A page turner that was also moving, powerful and important. Book Review...

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