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Caramelised Onion, Coconut & Egg Curry

Shall we talk again about another much maligned dish? And more than that, a breakfast concept that some love and others think is bonkers. Even though over a billion people eat it! 922 more words


Augustus: First Emperor of Rome by Adrian Goldsworthy

When in Rome…

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“…as military dictators go, Caesar Augustus was not such a bad one.”

Great-nephew and principal heir to Julius Caesar, Augustus was just nineteen when Caesar was murdered, but it seems he was never in doubt of his right to take over the honours of the older man.

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Susan Hill - The Soul of Discretion (Serrailler 8)

Just when I thought the Serrailler series might be running out of steam…….

Susan Hill was a fabulous and thoughtful writer of complex and often dark psychology long before she embarked on the crime genre… 807 more words

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I’ve been looking for a new book to read (any suggestions are always welcome!) and I kept spotting adverts on the tube for Daughter. 321 more words


Book Review: Rogue Male, Geoffrey Household

I picked up this book on holiday, a victim of the “suggested reading” table at Waterstones. Written in 1939, this novel follows the plight of an English gentleman who attempts to assassinate a leading political figure abroad (likely Hitler) and is caught. 68 more words

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Book Review: "Little Women"

“Little Women (Little Women #1)” by Louisa May Alcott

Genre: Children’s/Young Adult Fiction, Classic

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Source: Library

Summary from Goodreads:

Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. 484 more words


Tidal Pools - Lawrence Thackston

Title: Tidal Pools

Author: Lawrence Thackston

Amazon Link: Tidal Pools

Length: Roughly 297 pages

Reviewer: Shen Hart

Rating: ♥♥♥


In the Galeegi Barrier Islands, along the coast of South Carolina, the former prime suspect in a forty year old, controversial murder case is found dead of a questionable suicide.

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