About Loss and Life Beyond It …

It wasn’t my intention to read three memoirs dealing with death and loss in January this year. The death of a husband, a mother and a father. All by very different people and written in quite different styles but all quite depressing. …

Mukiwa – A White Boy in Africa by Peter Godwin

I have never been to the African continent, but somehow I have come to be deeply fascinated by it and very much hope to get the chance to […]

Educated by Tara Westover

I am always late to reading the super popular books because my to-read list is just too long and it is way easier to find classics in second-hand […]

‘Believe Me’ and ‘Help’

As a bit of a continuation of the Will Young book post. Here are two of my favourite LGBTQ+ memoirs. Both by Brits, like Will. But comedians, not […]

‘To be a Gay Man’ and my everlasting love for Will Young.

2012, Tartu, a younger me struggling with depression and an aching heart. Discovering Will Young’s album Echoes. You know the feeling when a song just seems like it’s […]

The Return by Hisham Matar & other great books about wars and troubeled lives

I really don’t have too many words to describe this book. And they wouldn’t do it justice anyway. It is extraordinary, how Hisham is able to write about […]