When is it time to grow up?

When are you really an adult? As a child, you imagine your eighteen year old self with great anticipation.  You’re attractive, self-assured.  You drive cars and drink alcohol and use a credit card.  You’re completely independent.  You’re not scared of the dark.  Your sense of direction borders on the supernatural. You just know things – […]

Review: The Poisonwood Bible

I won’t lie, it took me a long time to read this book.   Unfolding over 600 pages and spanning over 30 years, this is a novel that demands your time and your full attention.  Trust me, there were plenty of other tempting distractions.  But seeing as my religion forbids me from leaving books half-read, I  sucked it […]

Holiday Reading: The Great Gatsby and Neverwhere

Phew, I really hit the books this holidays! The fun kind – not the textbook kind. Yes, riveting as it is, I abandoned the history of the Australian legal system to knock a few items off my never-ending to-read list. So I have a double review to write today. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald  […]