December round-up

2016 is gone, I'm not sure if it's a good or a bad thing, but let's not dwell on that, looking forward is probably the best way now. December was not easy reading-wise, I changed work, there was travelling home for Christmas and catching up with family and friends, so not much time left for …

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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal – Jeanette Winterson – Quotes

like all children, adopted or not, I have had to live out some of her unlived life. We do that for our parents – we don’t really have any choice. I realise my behaviour wasn’t ideal but my mother believed I was demon possessed and the headmistress was in mourning for Scotland. It was hard …

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Why Be Happy If You Could Be Normal? – Jeanette Winterson

This book has been my first surprise this year and what an amazing one! I bought it solely judging by the title, which I thought wonderfully ironic. I didn't know much about Jeanette Winterson, other that I probably should read some of her books. I expected a novel full of irony and sarcasm, what I …

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