Before I Go To Sleep By SJ Watson

There are novels that take hold of you the moment you read the first word. These are the novels that keep you awake at night as you desperately need to know what happens next and the interruption of sleep is offensive. For me, Before I Go to Sleep is one such novel. It was achingly … Continue reading “Before I Go To Sleep By SJ Watson”

The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney

I have been recently been thinking about relocating to a new abode. In the immortal words of my [imagined] avuncular Edina Monsoon, I don’t want what modern was, or what it is…I want what modern will be. Amen Eddie. I also want it on a shoe-string. You know, fancee but cheep! Real estate is bewitchingly … Continue reading “The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney”

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

The notion of the ‘free pass’ is as perplexing as it is omnipresent. Even the most enamoured couples allow themselves the indulgence of a night to remember with a celebrity. In fact, the more far-fetching the movie/ rock/ TV star, the better. Not one to shy away from any form of popular culture, I think … Continue reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving”

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

This year I have signed up for the City 2 Surf for the first time. For non-Aussies, the City 2 Surf is an annual community run, 14.6km no less, that takes place every winter. As the name suggests the course commences in the Sydney CBD and finishes in iconic Bondi Beach. It is long, hilly … Continue reading “The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins”