how you might know me by sabrina mahfouz

How You Might Know Me by Sabrina Mahfouz

One of the brilliant things about words is how they shine a light on other people’s worlds. On the pages and in the ears exist lenses and windows, portals into a place we might never go. How You Might Know Me is a poetic exploration of four women’s lives, connected through their experience in different areas of the UK’s growing sex industry. It’s not written … Continue reading How You Might Know Me by Sabrina Mahfouz

First Love - Gwendoline Riley

First Love by Gwendoline Riley

First Love may be short, but it packs a lot in. Far from the dreamy idealised nature of one’s first sweetheart as the title may suggest, this is a novel that explores adult love. The kind that comes with baggage, life experience and challenges. The kind of relationship between two people, broken and scarred but still living and hopeful, who know that any partnership is … Continue reading First Love by Gwendoline Riley

The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure

The Gutsy Girl – Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure

It was whilst scrolling through Instagram one evening that I came across an image that made me smile, all about the importance of living an ‘adventureful life’. Further investigation led me to Caroline Paul and her book The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure. And who doesn’t want to live a life of epic adventure? Whilst girls might want to, they’re certainly not expected … Continue reading The Gutsy Girl – Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure

enni Murray - A History of Britain in 21 Women

Jenni Murray – A History of Britain in 21 Women

Refuting Thomas Carlyle’s famous line from 1840 that ‘the history of the world is but the biography of great men’ and citing Steve Biddulph’s claim that it was men who built planes, railways, cars, ships, hospitals and medicines and ‘made it all happen’ as ‘rubbish!’ Jenni Murray reveals her cast of those who have inspired her own life and that of millions of people – … Continue reading Jenni Murray – A History of Britain in 21 Women