Month: April 2011

  • Time for burning bras

    I went bra shopping last week (feel free to shudder). Why is it so hard? Why isn’t there a universal size for all brands? I think it is time to take them off and burn them girls! Not only was I unable to find 2 bras in different brands that fit the same but bras […]

  • Reviewed: Someone Knows my Name

    Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill My rating: 4 of 5 stars What an incredible read. This story is loosely based on facts about slavery in the 16th century and revolves around Aminata who is stolen from her village at the age of 11 and forced to travel months on foot to the ocean […]

  • Reviewed: Feeling Sorry for Celia

    Feeling Sorry for Celia by Jaclyn Moriarty My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book. I didn’t expect to love it this much but when I saw that it was written entirely through letters I had to give it a try. Feeling Sorry for Celia is the story of Elizabeth, Celia’s best […]

  • I’m not a baby machine

    The older I get the more questions I get about when I’ll get married and have kids. It surprises me that in today’s world there is still this expectation that people will get married, move into a house with a white picket fence and have 2.5 kids. The world just doesn’t happen that way anymore. […]

  • Reviewed: The Eyre Affair

    The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was recommended to me by a friend. I was told that I didn’t need to have read Jane Eyre previously to understand the book but I’m really glad I read it first. As far as I’m concerned you definitely need to […]