Jenny Boyd

From famous model in the swinging Sixties to lecturer and acclained writer, Jenny Boyd continues to be a sought-after speaker on the subject of musicians, culture, and creativity. Jenny has lectured on musicians and creativity at Michigan State University and has appeared on radio and TV programmes across the US and in the UK. Her…

Clare Johnston Bio

Clare Johnston is a journalist living in Edinburgh with her husband and two sons. She is commercial editor of the DC Thomson Media titles, and a former head of magazines and commercial editor with the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, a weekly newspaper columnist and editorial director of the Press Association in Scotland.Clare is also…

Eden Interrupted Book Review

90s popstar Ben Wilde and his bride Lisa return from honeymoon to find a cuckoo in the nest and a surprise European tour in the diary. Lisa befriends neighbour Rosemary, who is also home alone while husband Nigel travels for work. But will the women’s grim suspicions be confirmed, or does absence make the heart…

Best Iceland Travel Guide Book

The natural wonders of Iceland as well as the best thermal spa in the world, Icelandic culture, and the world-famous northern lights make Iceland one of the top tourist destinations in Europe.  If you enjoy nature, long road trips, and unusual attractions, this is a must-see destination. There are so many uninhabited places in Iceland…

Best ESL Books for Adults

ESL is an acronym for English as a Second Language. There are some who use the term ESL as EFL which is the same thing and means English as an additional language. ESL or EFL English programs for studying languages are designed for non-native English users who want to improve their English and improve their…

Best Bonsai Books Reviews

Best Bonsai Books Reviews

For thousands of years, Japanese bonsai trees have captivated gardeners all over the world. Despite being smaller than a tiny tree, bonsai can be tough to grow if not properly cared for. This collection of 11 bonsai books includes everything from cultivation to design. This list is based on personal experience, significant research, and recommendations…

Katherine Thomas

Thomas attended the national school on the Green Road, Carlow and began her secondary school years in St Leo’s College, Carlow. In her second year, she transitioned to The King’s Hospital in Dublin as a border. She studied Arts (English, Sociology and Information Studies) at University College Dublin but left before finishing as she won…

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Three young adults grapple with the usual thirty-something problems — boredom, authenticity, an omnipotent online oligarchy — in David Shafer’s darkly comic debut novel. The Committee, an international cabal of industrialists and media barons, is on the verge of privatizing all information. Dear Diary, an idealistic online Underground, stands in the way of that takeover,…

Guy Fraser Sampson

Guy Fraser-Sampson is an established writer, having published not only fiction but also books on a diverse range of subjects including finance, investment, economics and cricket. His darkly disturbing economic history The Mess We’re In was nominated for the Orwell Prize.  His Mapp & Lucia novels have all been optioned by BBC TV, and have won…