Although I’m late to the party with this one (let’s be honest, when am I ever on time to the party?) I think that right now, in our current situation, there’s never been a better moment to read This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay. It is an ode to the health service and the real people who make it their life’s work to keep the system running.
It’s been a long ol’ week! Here’s a round-up of the essays and interviews I’ve enjoyed over the past 7 days (and a bonus TV recommendation for this weekend). I’m going to try and make these weekly round-ups not too “pandemic-heavy” (there’s only one mention of the C-word in this list, I promise!). While my… Continue reading Weekly round-up: what I’ve been reading this week
The way things are going, we might need a few good TV shows to get us through the next couple of months! Whether it’s switching off by switching on a romantic drama or tuning into the most gripping thriller that everyone’s talking about, sometimes all you need is a binge-worthy box set to while away the evening.
The Power, by Naomi Alderman, is a science fiction novel that depicts a world where women are supreme. Suddenly, the whole female population is convulsing with power. Unexpectedly, women discover that their bodies can inflict electrifying pain with just one touch. The story opens with a letter from a Mr Neil Adam Arman, from the… Continue reading Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman
Blogging can feel weird after years of carefully crafting every word, hoping the reader will like what I've written. From school essays to scripted presentations , our writing is normally commented on and critiqued, graded and assessed. So, what happens when you take that all away and just flood words into the empty void, never… Continue reading Is anybody out there?