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Book Review: Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life By Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Plot: Review: “The best boundaries are loving ones. Boundaries in no way mean to stop loving. They mean the opposite: you are gaining freedom to love. It is good to sacrifice and deny yourself for the sake of others. But you need boundaries to make that choice.” Interesting tips! Be aware though it goes onContinue reading “Book Review: Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life By Henry Cloud and John Townsend”

Book Review: Hello Again By Isabelle Broom

Plot: Philippa Taylor (Pepper to her friends) has big dreams. When she closes her eyes, she can picture exactly who she ought to be. The problem is, it’s about as far away from her real life in a small coastal town in Suffolk as she can imagine. So when her elderly friend Josephine persuades PepperContinue reading “Book Review: Hello Again By Isabelle Broom”

Book Review: The Modern Break-Up By Daniel Chidiac

Plot: “When it comes to dating, I seem to be going around in a circle. The ones I want don’t want me, and the ones who want me, I don’t want.”-Amelia “I don’t know, I just think there’s too much miscommunication between guys and girls. I mean, no one knows what the fuck is goingContinue reading “Book Review: The Modern Break-Up By Daniel Chidiac”

Book Review: Life Ceremony By Sayaka Murata

Plot: In these twelve stories, Murata mixes an unusual cocktail of humor and horror to portray both the loners and outcasts as well as turning the norms and traditions of society on their head to better question them. Whether the stories take place in modern-day Japan, the future, or an alternate reality is left toContinue reading “Book Review: Life Ceremony By Sayaka Murata”

Book Review: Note To Self By Anna Bell

Plot: It’s never too late to follow your heart. One summer’s day seventeen years ago Edie and Joel meet.Their connection is instant and a friendship is born, although Edie can’t help but wish for more. But just as she builds up the courage to lay her heart on the line, one night changes everything… Edie’sContinue reading “Book Review: Note To Self By Anna Bell”

Book Review: To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

Plot: A lawyer’s advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee’s classic novel – a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class inContinue reading “Book Review: To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee”

Book Review: The Art Of Travelling Strangers By Zoe Disigny

Plot: It’s the 1980s, and art historian Claire Markham reels from a series of heartbreaking losses. Desperate to escape her shattered reality, she becomes an art guide in Europe for quirky stranger Viv Chancey and embarks on a life-changing journey through the art-filled cities of Milan, Venice, Ravenna, Florence, Siena, Rome, and Paris. Once abroad,Continue reading “Book Review: The Art Of Travelling Strangers By Zoe Disigny”

Birthday Reflections

As I physically become another year older I realise that age does not make you an adult. Having a business or a pet or fancy cars and so forth does not make you a proper and responsible adult. The thing that makes you an adult is having children. It’s so different from all the otherContinue reading “Birthday Reflections”

Book Review: The Subtle Art Of Not Giving a Fuck

Plot: In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. “F*ck positivity,” Mark MansonContinue reading “Book Review: The Subtle Art Of Not Giving a Fuck”

Thursday Thoughts

Life has an interesting way of working itself out whether you realise it or not, your path is paved out the way it is supposed to happen those that are envious of you may sometimes show it more easily. This year has been a year of many events so far as well as reflection. IContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts”

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