Tag Archives: Books

My Family and Other Animals

5 Jan

July had been blown out like a candle by a biting wind that ushered in a leaden sky 

The first line of my favourite book, and todays daily prompt. This book, written by Gerald Durrell, who was born in India but lived in Corfu with his family as a child, was one I read as a schoolgirl while studying GCSE English.  Continue reading


An inspirational and life changing read

28 Dec

This was one truly life changing book. It isn’t the last and most recent that I have read, but is certainly the one that stung me most.  Continue reading