Book Review: Perfect Ten by Jacqueline Ward

A (very) brief plot overview When Caroline’s marriage fell apart she lost everything, including her children. She believed her husband, Jack, had cheated on her throughout their marriage, a claim he denied and used against her to undermine her mental health. One day, a holdall containing a notebook of photographs and evidence of Jack’s affairs... Continue Reading →

Shit We Need To Stop Telling Young Girls

*These things are things I have often heard (mostly addressed to young girls) - they have either been said to me or someone I know* It’s 2019. The world is changing around us so much that even the climate change deniers are finally starting to concede that things around us are indeed shifting. Women are... Continue Reading →

Are you an Alexa in your relationships?

“I need to talk to you.” “You’re such a good listener!” “It reminds me of a time that this happened to me!” “Speaking of which, this happened to me today...” “That’s cool... I need to tell you about my day, though.” “Sorry I haven’t replied for a few days, but you’ll never guess what’s just... Continue Reading →

Happiness Is… FaceTime

I know sometimes I go off on a rant about technology and social media, particularly when talking about topics like Twitter negativity and the effect of digitally altered images on self esteem, but for this week’s Happiness Is post I am going to shout about one part of technology from the rooftops - FaceTime. Coming... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Reminders by Val Emmich

A (very) brief plot overview Joan is a 10 year old with an incredible memory and the desire to win a songwriting competition to win money to save her dad’s recording studio. Gavin is an actor mourning the sudden death of his partner Sydney. The two become unlikely friends, with Gavin helping Joan with her... Continue Reading →

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