Look after you local library!

I have recently been learning a language at my local library, not only have I learned how to tell the time in Italian  but I have also learned that our libraries need to be used as we are likely to lose them otherwise. My local library apart from lending books and magazines is a meeting […]

The Happy Hoofer by Celia Imrie

Un put down able ………that’s how I would describe Celia’s autobiography, in other words a damn good read from this actor of fine good stock. I have always enjoyed whatever Celia has starred in whether it be Dinner Ladies or The Marigold Hotel. So starring in her own book had to be a winner for […]

Wives and Lovers by Jane Elizabeth Varley

First class writing from Elizabeth Jane Varley with Wives and Lovers set in the leafy suburb of Wimbledon, London and the middle class town of Marlow. Having just returned from my first visit to this little Thames side town it was purely coincidental to be reading about it in Jane’s great tale of a middle class family […]

That Day in June by Martina Reilly

An unusual story but gripping never the less and I loved it. Max and Sandy make an unusual couple. Sandy is homeless and accepts coffee from Max a bit of a high flier in the Irish media world. Suddenly Max isn’t there and Sandy Is concerned. After some detective work she finds him in a […]

Watching You by Lisa Jewell

Lisa’s thrilling tale is set in a village on the River Avon near Bristol with a brief sojourn to Seville. Yes as the title suggests someone is being watched …..but who? and by whom? Main characters include the slightly less than adult wayward Joey her new, less than suitable husband Alfie,  Joeys’ brother the affable doctor and his […]