Book Review: The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh

What's it about? Imagine a world very close to our own: where women are not safe in their bodies, where desperate measures are required to raise a daughter. This is the story of Grace, Lia and Sky, kept apart from the world for their own good and taught the terrible things that every woman must... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Book Review: Larchfield by Polly Clark

What's it about? Dora has moved to a small Scottish town, newly married and a new mother. However, she didn't realise how lonely she'd feel nor how cold her neighbours would be. Isolated and desperate for a human connection, she calls a number she finds in a bottle on the beach. In 1930, W.H. Auden... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Hidden Nature by Alys Fowler

What's it about? Feel unsettled in herself, Alys Fowler set out to explore Birmingham's canal network in an inflatable red kayak. She notices the natural in the industrial, from kingfishers darting and huge eels lurking, to plants thriving in the husks of abandoned barges. Yet she begins to notice something more, something within herself. While... Continue Reading →

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