Not stronger

I’m not a huge New Year’s Resolution person, but this year, in the throes of exhaustion just after Christmas, I…

Unputdownables 2018!

Woohoo! We’re into 2019! This time last year I set myself a Goodreads Challenge to read 40 books. I didn’t…

Life lately

Hey! I don’t even know what to say. It’s been a long time. Sorry if I’m a bit rusty. If you’re…

Literary Biography: How Childhood Books Shape Us

Surely, then, people have a literary biography? A collection of books that have fundamentally shaped who we became, what we believed about the world and the people in it, even the way we speak and behave? I started wondering about the books I used to read as a kid, and how they might have changed me. So, with that in mind, here are some lessons my much-loved childhood classics taught me.