BOOKS TO WHILE AWAY THE HOURS DAY 5

My last book for this week is a real page turner. Set in Iceland it is based on the true story of Agnes Magnusdottir. BURIAL RITES was written by the […]

BOOKS TO WHILE AWAY THE HOURS DAY 4

My book for today is INTO SUEZ  by the Welsh novelist, Stevie Davies, whose books have often cropped up on the short list but never claimed a prize. 1949: Egypt’s […]

BOOKS TO WHILE AWAY THE HOURS DAY 3

Day three and my choice is by an Irish author (in my opinion some of the best writers come out of Ireland) Niall Williams. His novel “HISTORY OF THE RAIN” […]

BOOKS TO WHILE AWAY THE HOURS DAY 2

My choice today is THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS by Robert Dodds, and is for lovers of historical fiction. “A gripping and absorbing read” HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY ​It is 1490. […]

International Women´s Day 2020

​International Women’s Day, whose theme this year is “I Am Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights,” is celebrated on the 8th March. It was first organised in 1909 in New York by […]