Honoring Dr. King

Read today, read everyday. When you write, when your readers smile, when you teach, when little minds absorb. When you save lives, when you spare kindness, when you smile and say hello, we honor our activists. Send light to yourself, to all who need lifting, to the deepest of anxieties, to the hope that exists…

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I quote Saturdays – Reading

I loved this quote as soon as I saw it. I was a child who imagined characters based on the voices my mum used, to read to me. I am now an adult like this. When I read, I am often aware of character voices and how it appeals to my children. I then watch…

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Review -The Awakening of Miss Prim By Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

San Ireneo de Arnois  is a tiny village with one foot placed firmly in a bygone era – a welcome change from the modern vicissitudes of a big city life, where courtesy, community, and well-being matter much more than material gain.  It’s charm lies in lush land, locally sourced produce, high quality boutiques and a…

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Book Review: The Casual Vacancy By J.K. Rowling

J.D. Salinger said ” What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you would call him up whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much though”… My first thought – well, I had…

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Reading Gabaldon…

My modus operandi has always been to read everything that is ever given, recommended, or suggested to me and then to twice read what I have in my library. When my friend handed me Diana Gabaldon’s ‘Outlander’ I was delighted, slightly skeptical and er, extremely interested to say the least. The 1000 page saga began…

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Resurrection by Tucker Malarkey….

I enjoyed ‘Resurrection’ by Tucker Malarkey in that very feminine, ooooh love me a good European themed book type of way and I could not put it down. I didn’t expect it to be good but It was. It sort of grabs your attention not in the immediate sense of the word however, but as the book progresses,…

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Colin Firth: You Are Absolutely Brilliant In ‘The King’s Speech’

Dear Colin Firth, I can’t believe I finally saw ‘The King’s Speech‘ tonight. It was as I expected, sheer genius on your part. This film had Oscar written all over it.  What a team you and Geoffrey Rush made,  um no, let me re-phrase that, what a team you, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush…

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