March 2022

After all the chilly months – and, trust me her in Scotland it was very chilly – it was heartening to have the warmth of blue skies and sunshine last week. The pleasure of sitting outside is immeasurable – I even broke out the flip-flops! However, as I’m typing this the snow – yes, SNOW – is falling outside. Talk about changeable! It’s been an … Continue reading March 2022

Moving by Jenny Eclair #BookReview #Sphere #3.5*

It only took one night to tear a family apart. Artist and illustrator Edwina Spinner used to have a busy family life. Now she lives alone, in a house that has grown too big for her. She has decided to sell it. As Edwina takes the estate agent from room to room, she finds herself transported back to her life as a young mother. Back … Continue reading Moving by Jenny Eclair #BookReview #Sphere #3.5*

The People Next Door by Tony Parsons #BookReview #Penguin #NetGalley #5*

Lana and Roman Wade have fled the city for a little corner of paradise, exchanging their flat with its unhappy memories for a small honey-coloured house among the rolling green hills of Oxfordshire. Their new home, set in a residential Close known as The Gardens, is their dream and their new neighbours are charming.So why is Lana feeling so uneasy? Lana and Roman may seem like … Continue reading The People Next Door by Tony Parsons #BookReview #Penguin #NetGalley #5*