The diaries of Nella Last : writing in war & peace

The high mountains of Portugal by

This book. I just. Okay, to start with I wasn’t sure I was even going to finish it. Tomás and his fridged wife and his walking backwards. And his troubles with...

The Ice by

It is the near future and the ice caps are melting. The Arctic sea ice is gone, as are almost all the polar bears. But not the tourists. They come in...

The Pearl Thief by

Back in 2012 I read and loved Code Name Verity, so when I saw that this was a prequel to that story I had to read it. But if you have...

The Last family in England by

Also published as The Labrador Pact. I really had no idea what to expect from this book, it was simply sitting with the returns at the library and looked vaguely interesting....

Dunkirk dir. by

For a film described by IFCO as only containing “moderate” violence Dunkirk certainly packs a punch. The opening stars quiet, but tense, but quickly explodes into action and violence. And remains...

Hampstead dir. by

There is really very little to say about this film. It was entertaining enough while watching it, but it wasn’t a gripping or wildly entertaining film. Perfectly suitable for a dreary...

The Missing Ones by

Detective Lottie Parker Book 1 When a woman’s body is discovered in a cathedral and hours later a young man is found hanging from a tree outside his home, Detective Lottie...