Reading for the CaribAThon: Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid

This week, YouTube book bloggers Comfycozyup and Runwright Reads are hosting a CaribAThon read-along to showcase works by Caribbean authors from 13 independent islands. I can only recall reading one book by a Caribbean author, Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, who was born in Dominica. So the CaribAThon seemed like the perfect opportunity to read more books … Continue reading Reading for the CaribAThon: Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid

Book Review: Foiled Creative Fire by Heather Goodare

For some years now I have volunteered as a befriender with three charities (the Eric Liddell Centre and Vintage Vibes, both based in Edinburgh, and Independent Age UK), all of which do incredible work to help support older people who are lonely and/or housebound, and people who have caring responsibilities.  Through these initiatives, I have … Continue reading Book Review: Foiled Creative Fire by Heather Goodare