Most of us have been on a diet at some stage in our lives.

I have just finished reading The Diet Myth by Tim Spector and by sheer coincidence there was a television program on SBS television last night about that very thing. If you are in Australia you can find the TV program on SBS On Demand here. My husband bought the book after listening to a radio…

A reading update

I have not read any non-fiction recently to add to my Reading Challenge but the last fiction book I finished reading was Winston’s War by Michael Dobbs.  My brother and sister-in-law gave me this book when we were in Sydney. (They were trying to declutter.) Since then they have visited us and brought two boxes…

Is your wardrobe in crisis?

We were in Melbourne recently and when there I always visit the bookshops.  I have been fairly good this year in limiting my book buying and tend to use the library more frequently but I couldn’t pass up the chance to go to the bookshops and of course there were books I wanted to buy….

An eye opening autobiography

This particular non-fiction book was recommended to me by my older brother.  What an excellent recommendation.  It was a fantastic book. I had to wait for the book to come into the library as it was out on loan.  I made a reservation and had to wait a few weeks before it became available.  It…