Nothing Holds Back the Night | Delphine de Vigan #FRAmemoir

My mother was blue, a pale blue mixed with the colour of ashes. I find myself drawn to memoirs that dive deep into difficult, complicated mother-daughter relationships. It's a dynamic fraught with push me/pull me tensions. Tensions that seem to only evolve with time. Is it possible to work them out? Come to terms with … Continue reading Nothing Holds Back the Night | Delphine de Vigan #FRAmemoir

One Small Island The Story of Macquarie Island | Alison Lester and Coral Tulloch

"For if we can save one small island, perhaps we can save them all." Beautiful illustrations abound in One Small Island, a book about the history of Macquarie Island. They're complemented by photographs, maps and diagrams. Unfortunately I found the text a little bland, which is a shame, because history wrapped up with an environmental message doesn't have to … Continue reading One Small Island The Story of Macquarie Island | Alison Lester and Coral Tulloch