REVIEW: Vaxxers by Sarah Gilbert and Catherine Green

In brief: The story of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine by the women who made the vaccine. The good: Great insight into how research works and dispels any myths and rumours about the vaccine and trials. The not-so-good: My work involves COVID-19, so sometimes it was hard to read about it at night too. Why I... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Off-Road with Clarkson, Hammond and May by Phillipa Sage

In brief: An insight into the Top Gear stage shows and the crazy events and excess. The good: A backstage look at what went on during multiple tours. The not-so-good: Maybe I didn’t need to know what went on backstage… Why I chose it: Really enjoyed Top Gear and went to the live shows twice.... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Power Play by Julia Banks

In brief: A memoir of politics and guide for women in leadership positions that doesn’t pull any punches. The good: Honest and unflinching. The not-so-good: The treatment of Julia by others. Why I chose it: Saw an interview with Julia on TV. Year: 2021 Pages: 231 Publisher: Hardie Grant Setting: Australia I recently saw an... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Fake Medicine by Brad McKay

In brief: Fake medicine is everywhere these days – what is it and how can you help fight it? Dr Brad McKay has the answers. The good: I really liked the personal stories interwoven with examples of fake medicine. The not-so-good: I devoured this far too quickly! Why I chose it: Sounded interesting and informative.... Continue Reading →

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