Book 10 of 2021

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes This was quite a shift in reading material: from the 600+ pages of a Pulitzer Prize winner to a very short teenage novel dealing with racism, death and the fight for justice. The story follows a young black boy who has been shot and killed by a white police […]

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Book 9 of 2021

The Overstory by Richard Powers Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2019. Not a book I would naturally be drawn to, and if I’m honest, it was a bit of a slog at times. It’s a book about trees. It follows the lives of eight very different characters through a series of extended short […]

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First jab….

Definitely worth a blog post. Vaccination centre: well organised, easy and smooth operation. The lovely volunteers had me in and out in less than 20 minutes. Are the pubs open yet!?!?!!

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