Let me say, I loved the idea of this (somewhat illegal) story. The idea of a 26 woman running a badass poker game in a world of men made me think, "you know what, I can be a badass too!" And I've still got a few years to go to get there. Now with the … Continue reading Molly’s Game- Game Over
Stepping into a new year can be daunting, with so much pressure to make yourself a new you, a better you. It's all about doing good things making waves, if you would believe the output of many publications. It can be hard at this time of year to accept that failure is good for you, … Continue reading JK Very Good Lives- Why Failure Is Good
It's fair to say that for many years, Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In was gospel to many a woman. Written from the perspective of a career woman looking to maintain a happy family, she addressed many aspects affecting young women, who want a job and a family. The balancing act that so many of us have to deal … Continue reading Lean In- Or Should We?
Being all but barricaded in my house for the past week (not joking, I hadn't left my house in a week thanks to all the snow. Village Life), I had reached the stage of rummaging through my cupboards to make a decent meal. As you can imagine, I ended up getting a little creative.
Set on the famous Orient Express, 12 people find themselves stuck on a train in a snow drift. Given that in Britain we have just had the worst snow storm I can remember, I found myself getting stuck into the story, the setting, everything.
I feel kind of guilty never having read Lord Of The Rings, and I decided I wanted to change that one day at my boyfriends house, who had his copy lying on top of his book shelf. It's just so happened that he didn't have the first one, so I'm jumping right into the middle...