Going Solo-Roald Dahl

This book is one I have been wanting to read for years, however the age group was never appropriate for me. So on finally being allowed to read this book, I read ferociously and as usual with Roald Dahl I wasn't disappointed. I love his autobiography! I love his witty writing style and adore his … Continue reading Going Solo-Roald Dahl

No Ballet Shoes In Syria- Catherine Brunton

No Ballet Shoes in Syria is not the kind of book you would expect me to enjoy as thoroughly as I did. It is one of those very emotional stories, which if you are a softie like me, can quite easily reduce you to tears.  However, the book's driving pace and exhilarating climaxes glued my … Continue reading No Ballet Shoes In Syria- Catherine Brunton

For Whom The Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway

The Spanish Civil War has inspired a whole body of work in art and literature. I am not much of an art historian, but I remember being awe struck standing in front of Picasso's Guernica in Madrid's Museo Reina Sofia. I had not known much about the civil war then but I had vaguely heard … Continue reading For Whom The Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway