The digest: The Sleeping Dragon is a much-needed break from usual fantasy fare. It is an uncomplicated, engaging novel which I wholeheartedly recommend to anyone looking for a less strenuous fantasy story. Expect laughs and tears alike.
Review: Women & Power: A Manifesto – Mary Beard
The digest: an essay about the relationship between women and power in the 21st Century in the broadest of terms. This accessible volume serves as a good introduction to what more needs to be done in tackling the issues revolving around women, the patriarchy, and our relationship with power. Supported by Classical and contemporary examples, any modern-minded person will surely find something thought-provoking here.
November 2018 reading update
It’s been a long time since I’ve done a reading update but I thought that some of you might be interested in the books.
BC: August 2018 Reading update
With just over a week left of August, I thought I'd put out a little update about what I've been reading so far this month. Unfortunately, the TBR I posted a few weeks ago isn't going so well but I've got through a fair few other books I wasn't planning on getting around to. Audiobooks… Continue reading BC: August 2018 Reading update
Camera Chat: Polaroid Originals
For a few years, I have had in my possession an old Polaroid camera (the Sun 600 LMS model) which was given to me by a family member. I've been waiting to test it out for just as long, not knowing if the camera even worked as it collected dust on a bookcase. The problem… Continue reading Camera Chat: Polaroid Originals