Sue Perkins

East of Croydon

Author: Sue Perkins | Publisher: Penguin A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the remote and snowy peaks of Tibet. Up until that point, the farthest East I'd been was Torremolinos, in the Costa Del Sol.… Continue reading East of Croydon

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Zoe Sallis

Voices of Powerful Women

Author: Zoe Sallis | Publisher: Watkins This empowering volume collects the words of 40 amazing women who have shown their personal power in many different ways. From environmentalists, humanitarians and Nobel Peace Prize winners to entrepreneurs, musicians and artists, these women discuss their work, their achievements, their hopes and their fears, offering inspiration and optimism… Continue reading Voices of Powerful Women

Bookish Month

Bookish January

I'm not much of a one for wrap ups and TBRs... I just don't have that much of a plan! Flying by the seat of my pants (for the most part)... But I've committed myself to some definite goals this year, for once. So I figured I could update on those periodically - in case… Continue reading Bookish January

Johnny Cash

Cash: The Autobiography

Author: Johnny Cash | Publisher: Harper Collins This fascinating autobiography of the country music legend recounts the highs and lows, the struggles and hard-won triumphs of his remarkable life. The story takes us from Johnny Cash’s childhood on an Arkansas cotton farm to his early years at Sun Records. We read of his life on… Continue reading Cash: The Autobiography

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Book Bingo – Winner Announcement & Final Wrap-Up

Thank you everyone for playing December Book Bingo! It’s been great to see what you read, and I’ve had a lot of fun trying to tick off all the categories myself! Needless to say, I didn’t entirely manage it… Christmas got in the way (bah humbug!). But! I did manage to finish with 190 points.… Continue reading Book Bingo – Winner Announcement & Final Wrap-Up

Mick Wall

Getcha Rocks Off

Author: Mick Wall | Publisher: Orion Needing something else to pad out a Christmas stocking, I bought my partner Getcha Rocks Off: Sex & Excess. Bust-Ups & Binges. Life & Death on the Rock N Roll Road for Christmas, and borrowed it back (10 Book Bingo points for me!) because I needed something to read… Continue reading Getcha Rocks Off