North Korea Journal – Michael Palin

I think I bought this book from The Book People (it's sadly no longer taking orders), just before the lockdown hit. I liked Monthy Python since I was a kid, certainly, my Bigger Half's obsession with them beats me, but still, I enjoy a rewatch every now and then. This is one of the three …

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Hope in the Dark – Rebecca Solnit

Life moves in weird ways sometimes. I started reading this book towards the end of May to find some hope as lockdown seemed to extend endlessly and more and more people were dying. By the time I finished it George Floyd has been killed, people took to the streets and the book became even more …

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Smak Kwiatów Pomarańczy – Tessa Capponi-Borawska, Agnieszka Drotkiewicz

I got this book from my mum, as an Easter gift. Like everyone else we had Zoom Easter, given that she is in Poland and I'm in the UK. Normally I'd travel back once a month, but the current situation has put a stop to it, so my mum is channeling her feelings into sending …

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