• Parenting,  Popcorn Zone

    Recreating Blyton’s Picnics

    Like most children of the eighties, I was fascinated by Enid Blyton books- specifically the Famous Five series.  Looking back, her descriptions of picnics that comprised of food such as ginger buns, jam bread, baked potatoes, cakes, biscuits and tarts of various sorts, which were washed down with a glass of lemonade, just seemed to excite me. Therefore, it is…

  • Books-U Write I Say

    Reading Challenges for 2019

    I have never quite had an inclination to reading challenges, until the end of 2018. For, reading has always been a pleasure- a way to keep myself occupied in those hours I find for myself. But well it is 2019, and with all things around me generally taking a whole new turn, it seems just fine to bring in a…

  • Specific Recommendations

    Best Jeffrey Archer Books to Read

    It is pretty evident for regular readers of this blog that I am quite a Jeffrey Archer fan. So it does make sense to list out my favourite books of his. Do note, I do not dislike any of the others. Just that these four books have stayed with me for a long time after that last page was flipped…