Finally touched down in Johannesburg on Saturday after finishing packing, saying goodbyes and a 22 hour journey including a 12 hour flight that was 2 hours delayed! On the bright […]
Just over one week until we set off to Africa! I have just bought a new rucksack – the Vango Women’s 50L – and went on a shopping spree for […]
The perfect tale to finish on Halloween for sure, it’s difficult to know where to start this review – Henry James’ writing is difficult at best, and some passages are […]
Considered by many as Charles Dickens’ best work, David Copperfield is his semi-autobiographical novel based around “a favourite child” that he holds in his “heart of hearts”. Loosely written about […]
Some say we read this less-than-uplifting genre because we feel relieved that we could never experience these corrupt regimes. I disagree! If done well, dystopian writing can really get under […]
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page” – St Augustine provides the inspiration behind this blog.