One day, sitting in traffic, married Dublin mum Stella Sweeney attempts a good deed. The resulting car crash changes her life.
For she meets a man who wants her telephone number (for the insurance, it turns out). That’s okay. She doesn’t really like him much anyway (his Range Rover totally banjaxed her car). But in this meeting is born the seed of something which will take Stella thousands of miles from her old life, turning an ordinary woman into a superstar, and, along the way, wrenching her whole family apart.
Is this all because of one ill-advised act of goodwill? Was meeting Mr Range Rover destiny or karma? Should she be grateful or hopping mad? For the first time real, honest-to-goodness happiness is just within her reach. But is Stella Sweeney, Dublin housewife, ready to grasp it?
Continue reading “The woman who stole my life, Marian Keyes”
You know when you have one of those weeks when you feel like you’ve not done much? No? It’s just me then! I just feel like the week has gone and before I know it it’s the weekend again!
Continue reading “Just another blog”
Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) is on a major rescue mission! Hollywood was full of surprises, and now she’s on a road trip to Las Vegas to help her friends and family.
She’s determined to get to the bottom of why her dad has mysteriously disappeared, help her best friend Suze and even bond with Alicia Bitch Long-legs (maybe…).
As Becky discovers just how much her friends and family need help, she comes up with her biggest, boldest, most brilliant plan yet! So can she save the day just when they need her most?
Continue reading “Shopaholic to the rescue, Sophie Kinsella”
You may ask yourself this on a regular basis, I used to and sometimes I still do it now but I try and stop myself most of the time….
Continue reading “How hard can it be?”
As I write this post, I ponder and wonder if there’ll be anyone else that feels the same way. I know family is blood and like they say it’s thicker than water BUT how many people see their families on a regular basis nowadays? I feel lucky that I do see my family and I have friends who tell me they only see their siblings at Christmas, or possibly over the summer holidays.
Continue reading “Blood: thicker than water?”
It is a lovely feeling when you pick up a book, remember that familiar smell when you open it to read it. Recently I have been missing this, I have my kindle (aka convenience) which I carry around with me and read at every opportunity I can. This is the first time for ages, that I’ve made the decision that the next book I read will be a book. However, for now I have literally recently finished this…
Continue reading “Rumours, Freya North”
I’m so lucky that I can go for a walk at lunch times over Southampton Common, it’s the largest green area in Southampton. Continue reading “Lunchtime stroll?”