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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Let Me Tell You – Shirley Jackson – Quotes

I think what I loved most about the book was the fact that it reminded me of the power of imagination in everyday life, imagining stories about objects and people. It's been a while since I have been making up stories in my head about people I see on the street and this book gave …

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson

This read I owe to great reviews by Lady Fancifull and Shoshi’s Book Blog. Merricat (Mary Katherine Blackwood) lives with her sister Constance and ailing uncle Julian in a massive house isolated from the rest of the village. The rest of her family perished six years before and since then Constance has not ventured outside the house garden. It …

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