The Miniaturist, Tulip Fever and Black Poppy Delight.

You may recall that the proceeds of a random act of kindness (more about that here) went towards the purchase of Us by David Nicholls (thoughts on Us, here) and The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton. The Miniaturist came highly recommended by a friend whose opinion I trust.  It’s an absorbing and compelling read. The historical … Continue reading The Miniaturist, Tulip Fever and Black Poppy Delight.

Bookroom.

book room dream comes true.

‘Home is where the books are.’ Richard Burton. The best books are the ones that you don’t just read. They are the ones that you live through. I find it impossible to part with those books. It’s as if a bit of me is embedded in them. As a result, my Husband has spent two … Continue reading Bookroom.