The Girl With All The Gifts (Kindle edition) M. R. Carey Publisher: Orbit (14 Jan. 2014) 417 pages Melanie is a little girl who goes to school, has friends and loves books. She is inquisitive, intelligent and has a great memory. As the story unfolds we discover that she is underground in an army base … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl With All The Gifts
My thoughts are as grey as seven day snow, Entangled in shapeless heaps that seem to fill my head, which risks to overflow. I’m sure that I won’t find sleep In this anguished and anxious state. Even though my head is full to overflowing I urge my heart take control, as it has it’s own … Continue reading In the darkest hour
Here is Sunday’s snap where I post some of my favourite photos. This is in Stirling Castle in Scotland where we were on a visit with our son David (great memories!) I love the colours and the lighting. The yellows and greens are particularly striking. The castle is a really great place to visit by the way. Don’t … Continue reading Sunday Snap
This review really reflects the reality that if you are going to write a book review you should do so just or shortly after reading the book. Nick Alexander’s book however has been gnawing at me for a few months now and is really one of the best I have read this year. As I intend … Continue reading Book Review : The Photographer’s Wife
I’ve taken a lot of photos since I moved back to the UK a few years ago. A lot of them have been while on holidays around the world and many have been in an around Lincolnshire, the county I now live in, or on our travels in the UK. This particular photo was taken in … Continue reading My favourite photos – An English Garden
Andy made a ball with each fist and pushed both hands down in his trouser pockets, feeling the comforting enclosure and the warmth from his thighs. He pushed down a little further, enjoying the resistance and the springiness of the cotton. The gesture somehow seemed to calm his thoughts. “I think it’s shocking the way … Continue reading I know what you’re thinking.
When I was a kid and up to the end of my teens I ate what I liked and never had to worry about my weight. I never thought about it, worried about it or had to make decisions concerning what I ate. As a teenager, growing up in the late sixties and early seventies, … Continue reading Cake or fresh fruit?