I don't know about you, but the end of 2018 and the start of 2019 has flown by in a blur. Luckily they are all positive things but something about working over the holiday season combined with a lot of socialising, causes time to fly by. Something exciting happened to me in the last year: [...]
Me Before You Let me start off my saying that I have never cried more reading a book than I did reading the final chapters of this. Having seen the film adaption a couple of times I had familiarised myself with the characters and storyline. Although the book is written very simply, there is a [...]
Essence by Hayley Gabrielle is a young adult fantasy book and the first of The Essence Chronicles. This is Hayley's debut-novel – and a good one at that.
'Kevin made himself up for you, and there must have been, in the very lavishness of his fabrication, a deep and aching desire to please. But do you ever consider how disappointed he must have been when you accepted the decoy as the real thing?' We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver is a [...]
'They say that war is death's best friend, but I must offer you a different point of view on that one. To me, war is like the new boss who expects the impossible. He stands over your shoulder repeating one thing incessantly. 'Get it done, get it done.' So you work harder. You get the [...]
For the past week I have been away on holiday in Noosa, Queensland! I thought it was an ideal time to take a quick break as Melbourne seems to be getting colder by the day... One of the things I conquered on this trip was flying solo. For someone who isn't a fan of flying I [...]