Book Review: ‘Tongue in Chic’ by Kirstie Clements

This is the second novel by the author of ‘The Vogue Factor’ (which I reviewed here). It’s an easy read packed with juicy tales from the glossy world of high-end women’s magazines. The author notes that the stories are fictional although stem from a 25-year career in the industry. I thought this was like a […]

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Book Review: ‘The Vogue Factor’

I read this novel (which the Boy gave me as a thoughtful gift!) in 2 days when I was sick in bed with a cold. I have always been interested in media, magazines, editing and writing so it was natural that I would fly through the pages with enthusiasm and interest. Kirstie Clements tells her […]

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Book Review: ‘Lovestruck’ by Melanie La’Brooy

This novel is perfect if you’re looking for something light-hearted and easy-to-read after a long, hard day at work when you’re feeling tired and don’t want to think too hard. I first read this book when I was in my first year at uni – and that was a LONG time ago. The story is […]

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4 Things I Learned from  ‘Kitchen Confidential’

I like Anthony Boudain’s travel show ‘No Reservations’ because he’s gutsy, funny, straight-up and sometimes sarcastic with interesting insights into the places he visits.  His NYT bestselling memoir ‘Kitchen Confidential’ was no different. It’s also straight-up, funny and full of interesting tales from his life as a chef mainly in New York as well as France and Tokyo.  1. […]

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