Once you get past the frustrating rudeness and complexity of Eleanor Oliphant, you will learn to love her along with this book - which, incidentally, is more than 'completely fine' itself.
Trips to Brighton and Buckinghamshire, brunch, books and brilliant films; a few of my favourite things from the month of August.
A quick overview of what I'll be reading over the next few weeks, featuring some modern advice on love and growing up, feminist sci-fi and a book I judged by its cover. Oops.
Bled, books and banana bread...not to mention plenty on stage and screen. Here are a few of my favourite things from July 2017.
I'm reviewing Mark Haddon's collection of short stories in under 500 words. It's Black Mirror in paperback, but should it be on your bookshelf?
In May's Monthly Muses post, you'll find funk music, freakishly-easy breakfast recipes, funny girls and fitness, topped off with a little bit of physics.
These are a few of my favourite things; find out what's been getting my creativity flowing in the month of March.
Luckless love beside the sea, with an ageing rockstar and a spot of Northern Soul. On World Book Day 2017, I review Nick Hornby's 2009 novel, 'Juliet, Naked.'
Writing is improv on the page, and a good book is bombproof. Wise words and wisdom from author and actress Janet Ellis on novel writing at Stylist Live 2016.
‘You don’t have to have a romance, to have a romantic life’ - I review Laura Jane Williams' new memoir in all its gutsy, sexy, honest glory.