Last year, I made it my mission to make more time to do the things I love and one of those things is reading. As a result, I aced my reading challenge for 2017 by reading 12 books instead of just 10. It may not sound like a lot of books but I'm just glad … Continue reading Books: What I Read in 2017 & What I’ll Be Reading in 2018
Mid-January, the official halfway point of winter and though it may not have been very cold until recently, it definitely hasn't been the best weather. With that in mind, there is nothing I like better when I have a bit of spare time than to curl up with a nice book, a blanket and a … Continue reading Books: 5 To Curl Up With This Winter
If there is one author I absolutely adore it is John LeCarre, his writing is just so wonderful that I can’t help but love every single one of his books, getting fully sucked into the story. I’ve read a few of his books now so I know what to expect, a great story, brilliant multidimensional … Continue reading Book Review: John LeCarre – A Delicate Truth
If you are after a novel about crime, murder and espionage then you can't go far wrong than reading one of LeCarre's works. In my opinion he is the master of the crime genre with well thought out and well written stories, great believable characters and description that transports into the book.This particular novel starts … Continue reading Book Review: A Murder of Quality by John LeCarre
As someone that loves books and reading, I thought it was about time that I let you know some of my favourite novels and book series. In this particular post I'll take you through 5 of my favourite book series of all time from newer releases that have been made into big Hollywood productions to … Continue reading My Top 5 Favourite Book Series
This short 250 page novel has become somewhat of a spy classic and the book that really launched Le Carre’s career as a novelist and one of the best crime writers out there. Reading the book it is clear to see just exactly why this small novel changed so much not just for the writer … Continue reading Book Review: The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John Le Carre
It's World Book Day tomorrow, March 7th, a chance for us to really celebrate books, reading and literature. I love reading and books, I always have done and I know that I always will do. I spent the majority of my childhood reading books and I've spent the majority of my adult life so far … Continue reading World Book Day 2013.
Top 10 Albums 1) The Maccabees – Given To The Wild. 2) Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Trouble. 3) Tame Impala - Lonerism. 4) Citizens! – Here We Are. 5) Alt-J - An Awesome Wave. 6) Young Guns - Bones. 7) Breton - Other People's Problems. 8) Niki and the Dove - Instinct. 9) DZ … Continue reading best bits of 2012.
Smiley Triology - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. The Honourable Schoolboy. Smiley's People.John le Carre.Sceptre.I bought the first book in this triology well over a year ago, before the film came out, but I didn't start reading the book until after I'd seen the film. The film is completely brilliant and one of my favourites and … Continue reading Book Review: Smiley Trilogy by John Le Carre