BOOK REVIEW – Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami

Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami In hindsight this seems like a meandering tale that beautifully takes its own time, but while reading it, I was pulled along and I couldn’t put it down; I finished it in one sitting. It draws you in and, in the way of the best books, makes youContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami”

The Lions of Al-Rassan

The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve read this book. As with all of Kay’s writing, every sentence is a joy to read, somehow seems effortless and light, but, yet, because of the precision and eloquence, you can’t help but acknowledge it must’ve been created withContinue reading “The Lions of Al-Rassan”

Last Song Before Night

Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Meyer It’s such a treat to find a beautifully written and crafted fantasy book. I loved reading fantasy when I was growing up, but have found, as the years have gone by, that it’s become very difficult to find a book in the genre that appeals to theContinue reading “Last Song Before Night”

A New (Virtual) Home

When we moved to Singapore, I revamped my website and changed hosts to Zenfolio. Less than a year later, here I am again changing. I’ve moved over to wordpress for the time being and, depending on how I get on with it, may stay for a longer term. As I’d paid for Zenfolio for theContinue reading “A New (Virtual) Home”