Top Gear Live Downunder – A Sneak Peek

Sorry for the lack of reviews recently – I have been reading but unfortunately lots of shifts lately have caused me to be behind in my reviews. I do have some interesting ones coming up this month though – Penny Vincenzi's The Decision, Song of Achilles, [sic] (both from Bloomsbury) and some Richard Yates. In... Continue Reading →

Mini Book Reviews – January 2010

These short reviews date from my pre-blog era – short and sweet thoughts with ratings out of five. Feel free to ask me more about these reads! The Story of Danny Dunn by Bryce Courtenay I haven't read a Bryce Courtenay book for several years (the last one was Four Fires) and was wondering if... Continue Reading →

Mini Reviews: February 2010

More mini reviews from prior to the birth of this blog...short but sweet! First Among Sequels: A Thursday Next Novel by Jasper Fforde Starts off a bit slow (a refresher of Thursday's worlds- the Outland and the Book World) but certainly picks up pace soon after. With carpets, cheese and many Thursdays, this book is set... Continue Reading →

The Big Book of Top Gear 2011

The Big Book of Top Gear is becoming somewhat of a Christmas tradition for me. It’s something to relax with after all the festivities and have a few laughs. Unfortunately for me, my 2010 was one long day so I couldn’t sit down with this until some time after. It was worth it though! I’m... Continue Reading →

Mini Reviews: May 2010

These short reviews come from before I started blogging- they were recorded on sites like Library Thing and Goodreads. That's why I'm giving you a month at a time! So Much for That: A Novel by Lionel Shriver Well, so much for that. This book wasn't what I thought it was going to be- an opinionated piece... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Hope everyone has a wonderful day- it's still early here, but below are some pics of the day so far... these weren't for Christmas, but they lasted well into Christmas week! So pretty! the galah family were ready for breakfast... this is the baby galah- he can feed himself now... Merry Christmas from... Continue Reading →

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