Book Review: Adèle by Leïla Slimani

I’ve just read the last page of this book and to be totally frank, I’m feeling almost breathless. ‘Adèle’ manages to be both cool and heart-wrenching at once and I am desperately jealous of Leïla Slimani’s talent for getting to the essence of a word and using each one to its fullest potential in a […]

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What I’m reading right now

It’s summertime, though looking out of my window as I write this you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise, and for me that means it’s time to catch up on the great books I haven’t had a chance to read this year for one reason or another. The process of picking out a new book […]

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New Makeup From KIKO Milano

So walking through town today, I passed KIKO, a makeup store I’ve never visited. I hadn’t heard much about it and I don’t know anyone who’s ever told me they’ve used it. The store was pretty enough, lilac coloured, it seemed clean and professional and from what I could tell the products seemed good. With […]

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