My not-quite-a-book club

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I’m starting a not-quite-a-book-club thanks to a suggestion from my friend Emily! This means we read what we want, when we want and talk about ’em! Are you in? I’ll go first… I have to confess to being a complete book whore. At the moment I have about five books on the go and feel out of control with my addiction to Amazon samples (They’re free! It’s try before you buy!). But I want to highlight a few titles which … Keep reading…

The Fire That Burns

Life On Fire

I’ve been pretty damn content these past few months. I dare say I’ve been the happiest I’ve ever been. I say dare, because in my experience, contentment hasn’t been my default state of being for long. And I’m grateful for that, because I’ve been led to amazing discoveries and experiences, both internally and externally. This feeling of contentment, though, it was nice. Different, unusual (insert Kath Day voice here), but I’ve recently drifted out of the state of, “I could … Keep reading…

Love with a Chance of Drowning: A Must-Read

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  I’ve been reading Torre DeRoche’s blog, Fearful Adventurer for a while now and I have to admit, I have a severe lady-crush on her. She’s a Melbourne gal with a quick wit and a razor-sharp sense of humour as well as a bizarre sense of adventure (she’s afraid of most things, including geckos, but has found herself scaling mountains, sailing half-way across the globe in a leaky sailboat and exploring Southeast Asia by motorbike). Her recently released memoir is … Keep reading…

Visiting The God of Small Things – A Journey to Kerala’s Backwaters

I read Arundhati Roy’s heartbreaking, funny and tragic The God of Small Things: A Novel during my first year of university. I loved it. Those close to me who are reading this are probably rolling their eyes thinking, “is she still going on about that bloody book?’ It is my favourite novel of all time. I have owned many copies. Earlier this year, I would have told you that it is the only book I have ever read twice. That was … Keep reading…