City living:thoughts on identity and if it’s possible to ever truly belong

I know this isn't strictly culture but I've officially moved to WordPress!!! and I can see what all the hype is about, it's fantastic!!!  This is first of my city living posts and what moving from the sticks to Scotland's biggest city means to me. I realised yesterday that when I arrived everything about me … Continue reading City living:thoughts on identity and if it’s possible to ever truly belong

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennesey’ by Rachel Joyce

*SPOILERS AHEAD*   'The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry' is one of my favourite books and so I've been meaning to read 'The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennesey' for a long time. It wasn't as good as the story of Harold Fry but it gave me a whole new different take on the original story. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennesey’ by Rachel Joyce

BOOK REVIEW: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

  *SPOILERS AHEAD.* I'm currently reading my way through a list of books my parent's recommended and after 'All The Light We Cannot See' and 'Perfect', this one didn't grip me very much at first. I couldn't understand why the main chapter didn't start with the central character; Olive. Instead, it was randomly about her … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout