Christmas: Cassette Tapes, Storytime and My Grandmother

When I was really small, my family lived in Victoria, my parents and me, and my older brother. My grandparents lived in Sydney, and because we lived so far away, they didn't see us much at that age. My grandmother, being the creative person that she was, used to write stories for my brother and …

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LFW: A Look At 2017 Fall/Winter Fashion Trends

I love heading to London Fashion Week each season, even though my blog is small and I don't get loads of invites, I love the whole thing! It's fun to see the shows on Instagram and when you're attending, the street style and the vibe is pretty amazing. I thought I'd share the love by …

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Six Tudor Queens: Katharine Of Aragon, The True Queen by Alison Weir

There's something about Henry VIII and his wives that is endlessly fascinating. I've read a few different books about him, his wives, and also his children, most especially Elizabeth I. One of the best historians of the period, and one of the most easily accessible, is Alison Weir. Her works on the period are incredibly …

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Guest Post and Book Giveaway! Four Guys Not To Date with Author E H Nolan.

Back in December last year, I was contacted by an author who asked me to read and review her book Like A Closed Fist. I really liked the book, which is about the sexual escapades and search for love by a 24 year old girl. It's a book about romance, and how it can go …

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Valentines Day Starlet: Rose Gold Lipstick in Red Carpet

It's Valentine's Day again, that day when everything is cards, flowers and chocolate and love is in the air. And whether you choose to spend your day with your girl gang or the man in your life, I always think it's an excellent time to take stock, and take a look at who you love …

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No Portrait In The Gilded Frame by Tudor Alexander

In this coming of age story, Miriam, a young Jewish girl, discovers her love of painting, and follows her heart, from Romania to Israel to the US. Starting in the 1950's, in a politically hostile Romania, the story is as much about finding our place in the world, especially as an immigrant, as it is …

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Poet Of The Wrong Generation by Lonnie Ostrow

A fable of stardom's rewards. It's the 90's in New York, and Johnny Elias is deeply in love with Megan Price, the beautiful daughter of wealthy PR and snob, Katherine. Watching a concert in Central Park with Megan and his best friend Andy, they're perfectly happy. But everything is about to change. Katherine thinks that …

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