Cultural Differences

Cultural Differences

  One of the downsides to living in London – the amazing weather elsewhere in the world; We’ve gone from sitting this morning in an 11th Century Catalonian Mountain Monastery under a cloudless blue sky in 26°C sunshine…   to 10°C rain. Welcome back to London.

Mort by Terry Pratchett – Book and Theatre Review […

Mort by Terry Pratchett – Book and Theatre Review [affiliate]

Mort by Terry Pratchett (his fourth book) is a witty, cynical parody romp through perils of a first job, but, this is a first job with a difference – Mort’s boss is Death himself. We’ve all experienced first days, but at least our first day’s couldn’t destroy the very fabric of reality. “As Death’s apprentice, he’ll have free board and lodging, use of the company horse, and he won’t need time off for family funerals. The position… View Post

Rivers of London – Reading Recommendation

Rivers of London – Reading Recommendation

Peter Grant is your average Central London PC; street-wise, loves his curries, beer and football but not so great at concentrating on the finer detail. It just so happens that one day he takes a statement “from a man who was already dead but still disturbingly voluble.”   I really enjoyed the clever mix of life in London with a supernatural twist. The characters are flawed and funny – narrated by Peter Grant, it feels… View Post

The Longest Crawl – Book Review

The Longest Crawl – Book Review

Disclaimer: I read a lot. I read almost as much as I breathe. I read everything, and I enjoy almost everything I read. At the moment I am going through a London-phase, a Fantasy/Supernatural Phase and a devour every book in sight phase. This book I picked up on a whim, and loved it – it has kept me going through most of the rainy days we have had the last month or so. “According… View Post

Average, and nice

Average, and nice

It’s been a pretty quiet week this week so far; Foodie Penpal Packages! Scrummy Vege box Tropical Fruit Smoothie Smoothie Bowls Chillin’ Sometimes I love my job Because the best thing to celebrate an althetic competition is mini-cupcakes, right? Bunny Rabbit free journeys Zuuuuuuuumba! Chocolate Frozen Yoghurt. Nom.