Book review: Girls of Riyad by Rajaa Alsanea

Genre; Fiction/Feminism Rating: 5/5 Plot: Saudi Arabia - where marriages are arranged and there are no cinemas or parties to go to, where social life consists of trying to keep girls and boys apart rather than put them together. But as Rajaa Alsanea reveals in this absorbing novel, that's not the whole story: determination, mobile … Continue reading Book review: Girls of Riyad by Rajaa Alsanea

Book Review: The perfect family by Shalini Boland

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Thriller Plot: Gemma Ballantine is getting ready for work one morning when her eldest child comes running down the stairs, saying the words every mother dreads. The front door is open. And her six-year-old daughter has disappeared. Frantic with fear, Gemma starts a nail-biting search for her little girl. After what feels … Continue reading Book Review: The perfect family by Shalini Boland

News in the disabled community: Help my friend Emily get a new wheelchair

Please share and help my friend Emily get a lightweight wheelchair. Go follow her on Instagram too: https://instagram.com/ableemily?igshid=a1sysnvtwwbf Below is the link for her fundraising page, even if you can’t donate financially you can still help by sharing her links on your social media pages. https://www.gofundme.com/f/8ycgn-a-new wheelchair-for-emily

Fashion: A modern day Dorothy Gale in her forties

This is Libbie Robb aka my beautiful mother. This is her take on a forty something modern Dorothy Gale cosplay from the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland. The movie is based on Frank L Baum’s fantasy children’s series of the same name. She is modelling a pair of red glittered converse … Continue reading Fashion: A modern day Dorothy Gale in her forties

Book review: Such a fun age by Kiley Reid

Genre: political fiction Plot: When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to … Continue reading Book review: Such a fun age by Kiley Reid

News in the disabled community Operation send Evie – Lily Graves a Birthday card

Right guys, I’m on a mission and need your help…My friend on Instagram Danielle, has one wish that her beautiful daughter recieves a hundred cards for her seventh birthday (Like in the first Harry Potter Movie/book) So everyone get sending! I have just sent mine along with a special treat for Dani and Evie that … Continue reading News in the disabled community Operation send Evie – Lily Graves a Birthday card