Gothic Book Tag

The Classics Club Gothic Book Tag coincides with the clubs #CCdare challenge for October to read a classic book that scares you, thrills you or challenges you somehow. I've been reading Mary Shelley's Frankenstein for the very first time, in tandem with a bio by Charlotte Gordon about Shelley and her mother Mary Wollstonecraft, Romantic … Continue reading Gothic Book Tag


There are times in life when everything feels like it's getting away from you. I'm in the middle of one of those times right now. (At least, I hope it's the middle and not just the start of something bigger!)My head space is full of routine stuff, life stuff, work stuff, planning stuff, organising stuff and I'm … Continue reading #JustSaying

Book Tag

There's a lovely Book Tag going around blogger land at the moment (see O @On Bookes and Jean @Howling Frog Books).It's a rainy, grey winter's day in Sydney today. The family has just settled down to an afternoon of disaster movies and just between you and me, I'm in a bit of a mood!Blame it on the … Continue reading Book Tag