The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Last year The Glass Castle was turned into a film. Whilst I haven’t watched the film this is certainly the sort of memoir, and writing style, that greatly lends itself to being adapted. In many ways it seems surprising that it took from publication in 2006 to 2017 for a film adaptation to happen. The […]

Under A Mackerel Sky by Rick Stein

Under A Mackerel Sky

I love seafood to both cook and eat so often enjoy watching and reading Rick Stein recipes and as a result I picked up a copy of his memoir Under A Mackerel Sky. I knew it was a bit of a long shot as good food, recipes or understanding of ingredients does not make for […]

My future. Want kids? Where to live? What job? Who matters most? And more.

We need to talk. But this is not some rubbish about the birds and the bees or overcoming your first heartbreak. This is about me, understanding what I say and what I want from my life. So often I am told these views will change or it is just how I feel now but I […]

Dreaming big and life dreams

As a child we are always asked what we want to be when we grow up. As we get older we get asked more questions about that such as where to go to college or university. The older we get the more questions arise regards marriage and children. We are constantly made to consider our […]