‘The Riviera Set’ by Mary S. Lovell

 Genre: Non-fiction This book was reviewed on the ABC radio program ‘Overnights with Rod Quinn’ as part of my Christmas special. The podcast of the review is available under the ‘Podcasts’ tab if you want to hear the full review (: I have a devastating habit of not finishing non-fiction books and yes…this has been one of them. However! The point of difference with this book is that I’ve kept thinking about it and I’ve been meaning to go backRead more

‘The Hidden Life of Trees- What They Feel, How They Communicate’ by Peter Wohlleben

Genre: Non-fiction/Gardening This book was reviewed on the ABC radio program ‘Overnights with Rod Quinn’ as part of my Christmas special. The podcast of the review is available under the ‘Podcasts’ tab if you want to hear the full review 🙂 It’s Autumn time here in Sydney and the landscape is spectacular. Lately, when I’ve taken my dog for a walk, I’ve also brought along my camera to chapter some of the different colours around at the moment (it mayRead more

COOKBOOK REVIEW! ‘I’m Just Here For Dessert’

Genre: Cookbook I was beyond excited when I saw this book in the post from Murdoch Publications (: I love to bake and I love to decorate but quite frankly….I don’t think I’m very good. This book is the latest by Caroline Khoo who is the creator of ‘Nectar and Stone’ and online dessert boutique. So to have a book that is dedicated to styling cakes was a huge attraction for me. I trialled this book for Easter lunch andRead more

PERSONAL FAVOURITE ‘Speaking Out’ by Tara Moss

Genre: Non-fiction In 2016 I interviewed Tara Moss about her recently released book ‘Speaking Out’ and had the opportunity to ask what the motivation behind the book was and the current reaction. Tara Moss is an admirable woman. Being a journalist, author and TV presenter has given her a strong presence in media for nearly twenty years. Throughout that time she has felt the incredible highs the spotlight can bring but has also felt the intense, furious presence of sexismRead more