The Sandalwood Tree – A Review

Sometimes you want to read a novel which transports you to another time and place. The Sandalwood tree, by Elle Newmark does just that. It is a lyrical novel set in war-torn India which brings the country to life. The novel follows two love stories set ninety years...

Moon Dough Grocery Store – Review

Moon dough was on my daughter’s birthday list this year. When I piled up all her presents there was just too much so I didn’t buy her any. This was partly because we already have a large collection of play doh and I wasn’t sure if there was any point...

Mummy Fail

I’m fairly relaxed about this parenting malarky second time around. The twins make a huge mess at dinner (well all the time actually) eat a range of foods some of them shock/horror unhealthy, sometimes miss their nap, play in the mud and sand and generally carry...

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...