Posts Tagged Books

Go The Fuck To Sleep

The book Go The Fuck To Sleep written by Adam Mansbach makes me almost grateful that I don’t have children. It hilariously captures the frustrations many parents experience trying to get their young children to sleep each night. Here is audio version of the book narrated by Samuel Jackson.

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Erotique Noire/Black Erotica

The week long food challenge got off to a rocky start because I failed to realise before the grocery store closed that I didn’t actually have any healthy food to cook. So I have no choice but to defer the start of the week long food challenge until tomorrow. In the meantime, I’ve been reading and recording a few poems using Audioboo. I came across this simple way to record audio using my iPhone and then uploading for the world to listen to while at London Blogger Meetup a few weeks ago. There I met Blogger Radio Kate who works […]

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The Travel Bookshop

There is so much in London I’d like to do and see. However, time doesn’t always seem to be on my side. Or perhaps its more my thinking that I’ll be here for a while and so will eventually get around to doing everything on my checklist! One activity on my list that I need to get around to real fast is visiting The Travel Bookshop. Founded in 1979, the store came to prominence in the late 90s after being featured in the hit romantic comedy Notting Hill starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant. This movie is partly to blame […]

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Free Range Porn

With much regret, I don’t read as many books for pleasure. I read a lot for work and then spend way more hours that I care to admit on various social media and news sites. Hours that really could be better spent engaging in one of my favourite pastimes – reading a good novel, autobiography or travel book. That said, earlier today I started reading: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran. It’s her coming of age autobiography written from a modern feminist point of view. It’s funny as heck as well as thought provoking. In chapter one, she […]

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And Still I Rise

I never tire of listening to this poem by Dr. Maya Angelou. Truly inspirational!

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