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…

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…

Some recent reads

I think I have already mentioned that I haven’t done much reading recently as I have been busy watching cricket.  These are some of the titles that I have read this year. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins The Land Before Avocado by Richard Glover The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles The Way it is Now…