Lucky Man – Michael J. Fox

Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox Goodreads In September 1998, Michael J. Fox stunned the world by announcing he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease — a degenerative neurological condition. In fact, he had been secretly fighting it for seven years. The worldwide response was staggering. Fortunately, he had accepted the diagnosis and […]

Susie’s Story: Surviving in Budapest

Sunday afternoon we journeyed to the past. They say the past is another country and I keep being reminded of it. This was no exception. We went to Makor Library to a book launch, they have enough of them as they sponsor a writing programme called Write Your Own Story. So many people I know […]

The Bafut Beagles – Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell was a naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author, television presenter and all round nature lover. He spent a lifetime collecting animals, studying them and educating people and zoos in the best way to study and keep them. He’s written a large number of books about his childhood, his collecting and his zookeeping days. This particular […]

Teaser Tuesday: Dear Fatty – Dawn French

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: * Grab your current read * Open to a random page * Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page * BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what […]

Website updates

Well, things are certainly a lot better now. The website problems seem to have resolved themselves very nicely and I’m able to upload books. I’ve managed to solve the problem of the banner and it is now clickable so it takes you back to the home page and I’ve also solved some search engine problems […]