Day: August 22, 2011

Can you trust the one you love?

How much can you ever really know another person? Can you trust them, and should you? The Secrets Between Us by Louise Douglas poses these questions. I was sent this book as part of the Transworld Book Club which I joined because it gave me a great excuse to read more books. This was a great book to begin with because you have to keep reading to find out what happens next. It’s narrator, Sarah, is believable and engaging. You instantly identify with. Sarah has been betrayed by the person she loved and trusted most in the world, her husband, after they lost their baby. You can’t help but sympathise with her at the start of the novel. She is on holiday in Sicily with her sister, to take some time to think and get over the betrayal, when she meets the enigmatic Alexander. In what seems a clear case of being on the rebound, she goes to live with Alex and his very complicated family set up, as his nanny and mistress. His wife has walked out on him and his son in mysterious circumstances. The book presents Sarah and the reader with the dilemma of whether to trust Alex. Did he have a hand in his wife’s disappearance? If not why did she leave when her life was seemingly so perfect? I keep wanting to write Max...

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Listography: Last week I was mostly…

I was going to put loads of lovely pictures of all the fun things we got up to last week. But when I looked through iphoto these pictures caught my idea, They show what really happened last week. What it’s like to be at home with 3 small girls and a husband on a 15 day shift at work. Some are taken by my 4 year old so they are from her perspective.  So last week I was mostly…. P.S. Big, big thanks to my brother who bought the girls the ball pool. It provides them endless fun throwing the balls out – every time I have just finished tidying them away. Great! Don’t worry I won’t forget when it’s your kids...

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