‘A Hundred Small Lessons’ by Ashley Hay

‘A Hundred Small Lessons’ tells the stories of the inhabitants of a house in Brisbane, both past and present.  The previous owner, Elsie, is an old lady who has a fall and is forced to leave her home of 62 years to a retirement village. The new owners are Lucy and Ben and their one-year-old […]

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‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan

I first read ‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan just after I turned 26 years old.  It was a beautiful gift from a lovely, thoughtful friend whom I had only met months earlier.  I was living in Hong Kong at the time and (sadly) not loving it.  I was at a point in […]

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5 French-themed books for your reading list

I was cleaning my bookshelf the other day and noticed that I have read a fair few books about France over the years. I loved France during my Europe adventure in 2012 because of the cuisine, the elegant language, the people, the culture, Paris as well as the countryside and villages. I think most girly […]

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5 things that made me happy

1. A surprisingly great and easy read which I couldn’t put down. ‘#Girlboss’ has more topics, ideas and advice that are of more interest and value to girls in their mid to late 20s (in my opinion) compared to Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ (which I reviewed here). Sophia Amoruso’s background is very interesting – she […]

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5 books that made me happy

It’s been a while since my last book review, so I thought I’d just give you a few brief book recommendations in the one post – hope that’s ok! I read these novels over the last few months and loved every single one of them. I read them in every spare moment – on my […]

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