Category: Books and Art

Sense8, Witches and Spanish Artists

I was watching a series, and I discovered a painter.

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Happy Easter!

Here’s a video to make it happier!

Poppies in Art

Artists that chose poppies as their feature

All Our Names by Dinai Mengestu

Which weren’t so many, after all

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick

A great book!

A Time of Mourning by Christobel Kent

Can I just say I loved this book…and leave it at that? I wouldn’t really have much of a blog post to write then, I guess. But, the fact is that I loved this book. Ok, it’s not the book of my life or…

The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop

One I didn’t like

Bouguereau

Smooth Chaos

The Invisible Ones by Stef Penney

This one, I liked.

The Good Italian by Stephen Burke

by stephen burke

A good book with one discrepancy that made my arms drop. Literally.

The Other Hand by Chris Cleave

A great read!

Oh Dear Silvia by Dawn French

In Italian we’d say “ma anche no”. This means, basically, you can live better without.

The Humans by Matt Haig

A very insightful book that makes you think about…being a human!

We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver

Another great read

Flora and the Flamingo

An amazing work of art

Boldini

Who painted a portrait of some of the most amazing men and women of the Belle Époche

The Behaviour of Moths by Poppy Adams

And the end wasn’t disappointing!

Pinocchio’s Fairy’s ride

The most amazing description ever

The Storyteller of Marrakesh by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

I thought I’d like it. Then I read it.

The Songs of Troy by Colleen McCullough

Helen, Odysses and the rest!