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 […]

My Favourite Posts Of 2017

Menemen and Turkish breakfast on white table at Nick's Cafe Bromley

Slowly but surely I managed to get my blogging mojo back during 2017 and towards the end of the year I have managed to remain consistent with posting twice a week at the same time. Though sometimes I completed the post with only a minute to spare, it has been stressful at times but incredibly […]

Let Us Talk About… Political Engagement

A group of Labour supporters meet to see Corbyn lunch the general election 2017 campaign

It is hard to believe that it is over seven years since I first joined the Labour Party and took my political engagement and activism up a level. Even before that point, which is when I was 15 and lived in a run down struggling ex-mining town, I had started to engage in the news, […]

Encouraging Thunder Award

Ah Glitterglosglo nominated me for the Encouraging Thunder Award and this one super interests me and I love reading posts by other people on this award. The rules: Thank the person the nominated you. Include the logo in the post. Answer the topic. Nominate other people (but as always if you want to be nominated […]