In Bruges

Quite some years ago my husband and I watched “In Bruges”, and laughed our socks off.  It was a great film, and we were left feeling like Bruges looked like a fucking fairytale, and vowed to go and see if for ourselves one day. Which is why it ended up on my Bucket List as … More In Bruges

Book #21: The Men Who Stare at Goats – Jon Ronson

I’ve always meant to watch the film adaptation of this, but was determined to read the book first.  And just wow.   Ronson’s writing is beautifully dry and sardonic, and I won’t lie, had me howling with laughter on more than a handful of occasions.  Of course, the idea that those in charge of America’s … More Book #21: The Men Who Stare at Goats – Jon Ronson

Book #17 – The Second Half – Roy Keane/Roddy Doyle

After a spate of unsatisfying reads I decided to turn to my husband for inspiration for book #17. “I want something different”, I say in the hopes of stumbling across something amazing I’d usualy overlook. So he recommended “The Second Half”. I’ve not read a lot of auto/biographies, but of those I have waded through, … More Book #17 – The Second Half – Roy Keane/Roddy Doyle

Book #15: Strictly Between Us – Jane Fallon

Tamsin and Michelle have been inseparable since childhood. Even now they spend all their time together, along with Patrick, Michelle’s handsome husband. Except Tamsin’s brilliant assistant Bea (without whom Tamsin’s life would fall apart) has heard a nasty rumour that Patrick is playing away. Determined to uncover the truth, Tamsin devises a honey-trap to test … More Book #15: Strictly Between Us – Jane Fallon