This book was sixth I read from the Uncorked Reading Challenge I’d set myself way back in December. The August entry was a book translated from Spanish, so I picked Like Water for Chocolate to read and review. It was the first novel of Laura Esquivel, a Mexican author, screenwriter, and politician, and was made into a movie in 1992. Related: BritVoyage’s reflections and goals for 2021 The Premise Sixteen year old Tita is the youngest of three daughters, and destined never to marry. Instead she must care for her mother. When Pedro, her teenage sweetheart asks for her hand in marriage, her mother insists he marries her sister instead,…
Click this post for all you need to know about visiting Sandringham Country Park, House, and Gardens, one of the Royal residences.
Read my review of Thomas Erikson's non-fiction smash Surrounded by Idiots. It's not quite what you think it will be!
Just a two (and a bit) hour drive from our home South Essex, the historic town of King’s Lynn is a perfect spot for a day trip. It’s located in the north west corner of Norfolk and was a much…
In collaboration with Plays.org| Ever since I can remember, gaming has always been a key part of my travels and holidays. My first ever console, a purple Game Boy Colour, was packed into my hand luggage on both holidays abroad…
Guest post by Sophia| Looking for Leicester tourist attractions that are fun for all the family? Here is the ultimate list for visiting the city.
If you're looking for a night out in Canary Warf's bars, here are three that you will be sure to have a great time in.
Starting a new school can be terrifying, especially after a pandemic. Here are some tips for all the young people starting year 7 in 2021.
On a trip to Norfolk, everyone should consider a ride on a steam train. We did it on the North Norfolk Railway, and loved it!
Anyone interested in women's history and experiences during WW2 needs to read Lilac Girls, a book by Martha Hall Kelly. Here's why!
The Bootmaker is probably my favourite cocktail bar in Chelmsford. Lively by night and family friendly by day makes it a perfect choice. Click here for my review.