I can’t say I’ve read lots of books by Bernice L. McFadden. Actually I’ve only read two, Glorious and Gathering of Waters. Glorious was a story about a Harlem renaissance writer, which I enjoyed until it ended abruptly and left me searching for more. I embarked on Gathering of Waters for three reasons; 1. because […]
At the moment on You Tube in booktubia everybody seems to be reading something Japanese whether it be manga or Kazuo Ishiguro or Haruki Murakami. I haven’t had the pleasure of reading any of their works but Remains of the Day and 1Q84 (Books 1-3) stare me down every time I pass my bookshelf. So […]
Food glorious food! I picked up Relish: My Life in the Kitchen after discovering it on Goodreads. Being that I love food, recipes, fresh ingredients and cooking, I had to give this a try. It’s a graphic novel depicting the life of Lucy Knisley through food. She was lucky enough to be surrounded by a […]
Name: Emilie-May Hubbard Nationality: British and French How long have you been teaching? I’ve been transmitting the love I have for English language and British culture for 19 years now. I started teaching children when I was a young student. Our sessions were mainly based on having fun, discovering genuinely English traditions and cultural features. I […]
It’s been a very long while since I read Le Petit Prince and I can’t say that I loved it or understood it very well in high school. It was a reading assignment in second year French. I thought it was a little difficult and absolutely didn’t compare to reading Le Petit Nicolas the year […]
This was the top of my niece’s beautifully decorated French wedding cake, with yummy “nougatine”. Nougatine is basically a mixture of almonds and caramel. Wonder who proposed?
This book really took me by surprise. The last James Baldwin book I read was Go Tell it on the Mountain and that was over 20 years ago. I just remember enjoying parts of it and other parts were a bit slow. If Beale Street Could Talk is the story of Fonny and Clementine alias […]