Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” – a book review

I loved this book so much!!! I don’t know how I had not heard this book mentioned before – it is simply exquisite. A Moveable Feast is Hemingway’s memoir of the time he spent in the Paris in the 1920s. Hemingway had just given his job as a journalist to pursue a career in writing fiction. He was young, recently married and ambitious. This memoir … Continue reading Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast” – a book review

“Which Jane Austen?” – an exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

After the amazing impression the Austen exhibition in King’s College, Cambridge made on me, you won’t be very surprised to hear that I travelled to Oxford in order to see the “Which Jane Austen?” exhibition at the Bodleian library. I had seen the manuscript of Sanditon the week before, now I hoped I would see The Watsons.  Sadly I don’t have any pretty pictures of mine … Continue reading “Which Jane Austen?” – an exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

Reni Eddo- Lodge “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race” – book review

  I finished reading Reni Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race, only to hear a few days later that it has been nominated for the Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction. It’s very exciting to hear it – as the book deserves to benefit from the extra publicity.   The book‘s title, Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About … Continue reading Reni Eddo- Lodge “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race” – book review

7 Reasons why you should watch “Parks and Recreation”

I have just finished watching Parks and Recreation on Sunday and I am still undergoing some serious withdrawal symptoms… Anyhow, if all is going to plan, I should be on holiday by the time you’re reading this post 🙂 so hopefully I will have stopped wondering what to watch in the evenings by then…. The Plot: Parks and Recreation tells the story of Leslie Knope … Continue reading 7 Reasons why you should watch “Parks and Recreation”