Book Review: Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Amy & Isabelle

I can’t remember who recommended Amy & Isabelle to me but I’m glad they did, what beautiful writing. The book focuses on the difficult relationship between Isabelle and her teenage daughter Amy. Set in a small town in New England Continue reading Book Review: Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Book Review: Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring up the bodies

Hot on the tails of Wolf Hall, Bring up the bodies is yet another fab read. This time, in Bring up the bodies, we are following Thomas Cromwell as he continues to secure his position in the court of Henry Continue reading Book Review: Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

Book Review: Lilo loves top five summer holiday recommended reads 2013

As the summer holiday season approaches many people use the opportunity of a break in the sun to catch up on their reading and are always on the lookout for some recommendations. As I’m such a bookworm I thought I’d Continue reading Book Review: Lilo loves top five summer holiday recommended reads 2013

Book Review: A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison

A Walk Across the Sun

  I am often lucky enough to be gifted books for my birthday and Christmas. I love, love, love reading and there is nothing I love more than a brand new book! A fellow bookworm often enjoys treating me to Continue reading Book Review: A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison

Book Review: Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi

Pereira Maintains

  I love having books recommended to me. One of my fellow bookworm friends recently recommended Pereira Maintains. I haven’t read Antonio Tabucchi and it is always exciting to discover a new author. Pereira Maintains is a small but beautifully Continue reading Book Review: Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi

Book Review: OBEY Supply & Demand, The art of Shepard Fairey

OBEY Supply & Demand The art of Shepard Fairey

Many of you may know Shepard Fairey as the artist who produced the iconic Obama hope posters, he also featured heavily in the Banksy, Exit through the gift shop movie. However, Fairey has been producing iconic work for over 20 Continue reading Book Review: OBEY Supply & Demand, The art of Shepard Fairey

Book Review: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel

  A fellow bookworm friend has regularly raved about Wolf Hall. She finally treated me to my very own copy and I couldn’t wait to get started and see what all the fuss was about. You would have to have Continue reading Book Review: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Recipe: Lilo Loves homemade chocolate macaroons

Chocolate Macaroons

Who doesn’t love macaroons? I recently picked up a recipe book from Marks and Spencer and have been dying to try out some of the yummy recipes. If you are a regular follower to the blog you will know that Continue reading Recipe: Lilo Loves homemade chocolate macaroons

Book Review: Women are heroes. A global project by JR

Women heros

  I was not familiar with JR but was recently gifted his wonderful book Women are Heroes. The book catalogues an extraordinary project by JR in which he travelled as widely as Sierra Leone and Cambodia (with a few more Continue reading Book Review: Women are heroes. A global project by JR

Book Review: Rome + Klein by William Klein

Rome + Klein by William Klein

I love Rome, who doesn’t? Rome + Klein is a two volume slipcased set, volume one is a commentary of Rome covering everything from citizens of rome to fashion. The second is a weighty volume of black and white photography Continue reading Book Review: Rome + Klein by William Klein