Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

What's it about?  In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor in rural Berkshire. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Two Steps Forward by Graeme Simison and Anne Buist

What's it about? Zoe, a sometime artist, is from California. Martin, an engineer, is from Yorkshire. Both have ended up in picturesque Cluny, in central France. Both are struggling to come to terms with their recent past - for Zoe, the death of her husband; for Martin, a messy divorce. Looking to make a new... Continue Reading →

Where I’ve Been

Well. It's been a while. To cut a long story short, I got married in September and took a week off for that. That week then turned into about 5 months and the blog sat quietly, gathering dust. It also coincided with the most gnarly case of Reader's Block I've ever had. Honestly, I just... Continue Reading →

Life Post: Two Years of Narcolepsy

Two years ago this month, I was diagnosed with narcolepsy. My road to diagnosis wasn't long (compared to other narcoleptic people) and my condition is on the milder side. But still, it's changed my life and on my second diagnosis anniversary, I thought I'd share some things I've learnt along the way. Giving blood is... Continue Reading →

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