Books for the Lockdown – Moving Gems

Welcome to week six! I hope you are all still safe and healthy. After last week's relatively depressing fare I wanted to treat you this week to some of the most moving books I've read since I started writing this blog. Some of them are funny, others full of hope, yet others are tragic. What …

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Top 17 of 2017

I hope you all had wonderful Christmas, that you managed to find time to relax, breathe and think, but also to be, fully consciously be, with your family and with yourselves. I have a feeling I'm late to the party on this one, or at least cutting it very fine, but here's my list of …

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We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lionel Shriver – Quotes

Like most people who did not answer a particular calling from an early age, you placed work beside yourself; any occupation would fill up your day but not your heart. I liked that about you. ...the orgy of eternal adolescence characteristic of the childless in the middle age. Rather, it [the list of downsides of parenthood] might …

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