Sunny Side Up – Susan Calman

In August last year I was privileged to have a press ticket for Susan Calman's self-titled 'Calmanifesto of Happiness' as she introduced the Edinburgh International Book Festival audience to her latest book, Sunny Side Up, described as a story of kindness and joy. As someone (clue is in the Blog title) who is in pursuit... Continue Reading →

Eleanor Oliphant

I have just finished reading Gail Honeyman's debut novel, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, an exploration of depression, loneliness and childhood trauma all wrapped up in an enigmatic character who the reader wills to realise her potential. But rather than inspiring a book review (I'm sure the book has many well-deserved plaudits already) it made... Continue Reading →

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