Summertime Adventures

Summer is upon us, and for the first time in a while, I don't think I'll be going anywhere in the next few months. It's undeniably normal not to travel every summer - even so, I feel a little despondent. But don't worry. I will be okay, because I have been compiling a list of [...]

Review: The Count of Monte Cristo

I wish you could put up 'Wanted' notices for books. Wouldn't that be perfect? "WANTED: adventure, historical fiction, mystery, indisputable grammar, clever construction, captivating characters, enthralling story line, perfect length." would be my notice. I would post it around town and, I suppose, on the internet. That way, we could discover titles we've never heard [...]

Library Sale Book Finds

Ciao! Last weekend, my family and I headed off towards our usual book-sale haunt at a nearby library. Since the last sale, we've had the chance to volunteer - by which I mean straightening books and kind of sort of really shopping at the same time. It's wonderful; you get volunteer hours and feel as [...]

Edinburgh’s Top 10

As I've said many times before, Edinburgh is one of those towns where one can easily never get bored. It's packed with museums and galleries and historic closes, and if you decide to go, it would be a terrible idea to purchase tickets to Edinburgh but not plan out your stay. We visited this beautiful [...]