Daunt Books

22 Jan 19
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  My rating: 4 of 5! Published: the 8th of December 2015 Written by: Tim O’Rourke Narrated by: Keely Beresford Series: Kiera Hudson Series One Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins Source: Amazon Audible       The blurb: In search of Kayla and on the run, Kiera and her friends make a race against time across the […]

20 Jan 19
Bride of the Book God 2

So here we are, within spitting distance of the end of the first month of the year. An unpleasant image perhaps, but one that is sticking with me for now as I get excited about my birthday – more about that no doubt in my next Salon post. But what about the books!? Books read […]

20 Jan 19
A Sense of Clarity

As much as I like talking about the wonderfully dark events taking place in London, there is nothing I enjoy more than a good book. Call me a bit of a geek, but gaming and books have always been a favourite pastime of mine. Like with most things with me, I like a variety of […]

19 Jan 19
Primary Book Reviews

LLAMA UNITED by SCOTT ALLEN Illustrated by Sarah Horne Reviewed by Miss Daunt STAR RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ RECOMMENDED YEAR GROUP: 4/5 INTERESTS: football, animals, humour THEMES: perseverance, diversity, friendship IF YOU LIKED THIS, YOU’LL LOVE: Llamas Go Large by Scott Allen The Mighty Dynamo by Kieran Crowley Football Academy series by Tom Palmer You’re a Bad […]

18 Jan 19
Jongleurs

I saw Art Brut at the Garage last night, the smallest venue I’ve seen them in since they were a bit of a shambles back at The Barfly in around 2003. After that, Bang Bang Rock ‘n’ Roll was released and they became the slicky oiled straightforward machine that overperformed at Reading Festival, Summer Sundae and made a lasting impression […]

18 Jan 19
The Library Key

I’m prematurely proud of this review—not for myself, but for the fact that I’m reviewing the book of a fellow Butler University MFA alumnus. I actually got to meet Annie Sullivan, the author of today’s book, when she gave a reading this fall at Butler, and since then, I’ve been anxious to read what was […]

17 Jan 19
villagespec.com

The Abeokutas Verse 1 Lori Oke ati petele Nibe l’agbe bi mi si O Nibe l’agbe to mi dagba O Ile Ominira Emi o f’Abeokuta s’ogo Ngo duro, l’ori Olumo Maa yo l’oruko Egba O Emi Omo Lisabi Verse 2 Abeokuta Ilu Egba Ngo ni gbagbe re Ngo gbe o leke okan mi B’ilu Odo […]

14 Jan 19
Singagon Sunday Snaps

Happy New Year, Folks! Our celebration of the birth of the year 2019 is completely spontaneous – we’re spending the last day of 2018 and the first day of 2019 together, we’re back in London after a lovely holiday in Denmark, and Sanoop is leaving for Singapore on 2 January, so we just want to […]

14 Jan 19
Book Rambler

A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a […]

13 Jan 19

“I love mess!” These are the words of Marie Kondo, Japanese consultant and author of the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. Let’s set the stage…once upon a time, there was a couple who had a very messy house.  Their house was not dirty, or unhealthy […]

13 Jan 19
Singagon Sunday Snaps

Kings Cross. On Monday morning, wide awake at 5am due to a mix of jet lag and adrenaline, Sanoop and I catch a 6am train from Richmond into Kings Cross. I am glad he is with me as we walk up towards the big shiny office towering behind the station, and I feel butterflies basking […]

13 Jan 19
Diary of an International Homeless

Good morning everyone, Hope you all having an amazing week and that you are ready for this beautiful and long Bucket list. Now, You are maybe wondering why do I have a bucket list for the same city where I live. The answer is simple: why not? This year unfortunately, I will not be able […]

12 Jan 19
The Literati Geek

A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a […]