Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general. In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in literature. Anna is a sophisticated woman who abandons her empty existence as the wife of Karenin and turns to Count Vronsky to … Continue reading Mini classic review: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Hi all! Can you believe it’s almost 2022? This year went by so fast, I can't even remember what I did, despite spend most of the year in lockdown. But a good thing that's come out of it is I got a new job! And I'm very happy there and enjoy going to work. What … Continue reading End of Year Survey: My 2021 in Books and Blogging
Hi all! Hope you had a wonderful spooky season! I know I did! I spent the month watching a few scary movies, and giving out plenty of chocolate on Halloween night. How did you celebrate Halloween? Let me know! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1dSY6ZuXEY Books read 14 reads: 7 books, 4 audiobooks, 1 poetry collection, 1 essay collection, 1 … Continue reading October Wrap Up: The Month of Spooky Scary Skeleton
Hi all! You may be wondering what an Australian is doing completing the Fall Book Tag, because it's not Fall in Australia, it's Spring! Well, that's because ... Today I'm off to America!!! 🙌🏼 ✈️ 🇺🇸 My sister and I very spontaneously planned this trip back in August, as a graduation present to ourselves because we're both … Continue reading The Finally Fall Book Tag
Thank you very much to Melting Pots and Other Calamities for nominating me for this award! I am so so so late with this post and I'm sorry! Everyone please go check out Melting Pot's amazing blog here! Rules: This award is designed for people who have a ‘real neat blog’. Those participating should: Put … Continue reading Real Neat Blog Award
I found this tag over on Grace @ Quirky and Peculiar's blog and thought it was a great way to gush about the first half of the year's books and reading, and discuss the books that will come out in the last half! #1- The best book you've read so far in 2017 I can't … Continue reading The Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag!