The Power of Geography

There are more mentions of Fatwas then there are of the Fauklands, in fact there is no mention of the latter, which is strange in a book about Geography and geopolitics and has a section on the United Kingdom. The BBC gets a shoutout.

2022 Reading Plan & My Top 3 Books of 2021

I read some excellent books last year so this list could be so much longer, but I thought I’d really home in on the ones that excelled, surprised and bought something new to my reading experience so * DRUM ROLL* my top THREE books of 2021…

The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak is an ambitious writer and in this book, she deals with topics such as race, identity, loss, grief and intergenerational trauma. She does all of this with warmth and humour and in the inimitable style, much loved by readers.