Category: Biography, Memoir

Refugee Week & The Displaced Review

Refugee Week & The Displaced Review

This week is the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week. With World Refugee Day occurring on Wednesday 20th June 2018, it feels that this week is the perfect time to share with you one of my most recent reads, The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives Abrams published this anthology of […]

Posted June 18, 2018


Review: The Unmapped Mind

Review: The Unmapped Mind

I enjoy the odd memoir and the description of this particular title grasped my attention. Probably for a variety of reasons 1) my Mum and my Aunt have MS 2) I have my own illness which requires a constant battle of learning how to live and 3) I wanted to learn more about the neurology […]

Posted April 2, 2018


Review: Every Falling Star

Review: Every Falling Star

Last year I read In Order To Live by Yeonmi Park (I’m kicking myself that I didn’t review it on the blog), the story of her life and escape from North Korea and everything she had to do to stay alive. I subsequently thrust a copy into the hands of friends and family, however it […]

Posted September 10, 2016


Review: Sixteen, Sixty-One

Review: Sixteen, Sixty-One

16 was her age when the relationship started, 61 was his…hence the title of the book. He was a neighbour, lived just a few doors down from her house. At a neighbourhood party they started to chat and a friendship was formed. They discussed art, literature, philosophy. They played Scrabble and cards. Their relationship moved on […]

Posted September 3, 2013