A thriller that is non-fiction

One of my reads last month was a non-fiction book called Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: the mavericks who plotted Hitler’s defeat. The book had been recommended to me by one of the members of my reading group.  I am not usually someone who would read war history but I thought I would give it…

Update on my Reading Challenge

I am not sure if, as a reader of my blog, you are aware that there are links at the top of the home page to other aspects of my blog. I just wanted to let you know that I recently updated my Reading Challenge page for 2022 by adding in my reads for the…

All is not as it seems

On my walk this morning in Metung the lake was looking beautiful. I was doing a different route this morning as I was heading out along the boardwalk and down to the boat ramp at Shaving Point. This is Legend Rock which I have talked about in a previous post. It was indeed a lovely…

The Stick Shed

“It resembles a giant , serene cathedral of tall unmilled timber poles. From certain angles within, the wooden support poles resemble a forest of trees. This sense of awe and wonder makes this interior space one of the most impressive in Australia.” We have recently been on a road trip in the north western part…

196. READ. LOOK. THINK. — Jessica Stanley’s READ.LOOK.THINK.

Scomo sucks by MALI BAKES. (A frankly upsetting TikTok that juxtaposes footage of Australia’s rolling national disasters with Scott Morrison’s speech in parliament where he brandished a lump of coal — yes, it’s real.)READ.’Yes, I’m an older woman, a calm woman, I’ve written enough things, I’m at peace, my days of partying on Milanese rooftops… 196….

The Lincoln Highway

I have read a couple of books by Amor Towles and thoroughly enjoyed them so I was eager to read this novel. I am not a keen reader of books set in the USA but occasionally I will find a book that makes me rethink my prejudice on that front. This is one that certainly…