‘The Secret Room’ Lauriston Castle @EdinCulture @MagicFest #Edinburgh @Lanyardmedia #REVIEW 

On a sunny evening in Edinburgh, I had the privilege to be travelling to a magic show at a Scottish Castle.  I didn't know what to expect having never been to Lauriston Castle before. There are no words for what I experienced, it was truly MAGICAL from start to finish. Even the walk from the … Continue reading ‘The Secret Room’ Lauriston Castle @EdinCulture @MagicFest #Edinburgh @Lanyardmedia #REVIEW 

#Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag nominated by @Portybelle Portobello Book Blog

Huge thanks to Joanne at Portobello Book Blog for the nomination. This looks to be fun and lovely to reflect back on the adventures I have had already this year. So here are the questions and my answers 1. Best book you’ve read so far in 2017: Perfect Remains By Helen Fields is top of my list … Continue reading #Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag nominated by @Portybelle Portobello Book Blog

When I Wake @JessicaJarlvi @Aria_Fiction #Review

When I Wake Up By Jessica Jarlvi Aria Fiction ~ 01/06/2017 Review By Kelly    Jessica Jarlvi  Born in Sweden, Jessica moved to London at the age of 18 to obtain a BSc Hons degree in Publishing and Business. She worked in publishing in the UK for a number of years before heading to Chicago where she … Continue reading When I Wake @JessicaJarlvi @Aria_Fiction #Review

The Returning Tide @liz_fenwick @orionbooks #Review

Two sisters and one betrayal that will carry across generations . . . In wartime Cornwall, 1943, a story between two sisters begins - the story of Adele and Amelia, and the heart-breaking betrayal that will divide them forever. Decades later, the effects of one reckless act still echo - but how long will it … Continue reading The Returning Tide @liz_fenwick @orionbooks #Review

COASTWORD 2017 Dunbar @CoastWordFest @cath_simpson13 @PascaleBientot #Day3

Our final day was my absolute favourite of all three. I was filled with so much excitement of the thought that I would get to meet Shelley Day again, I first met and heard about her novel The Confessions Of Stella Moon earlier this year at the Linlithgow Festival. There is something so very special … Continue reading COASTWORD 2017 Dunbar @CoastWordFest @cath_simpson13 @PascaleBientot #Day3

COASTWORD 2017 Dunbar @CoastWordFest #Day2

CoastWord Festival Day 2  We arrived For Day 2 at the Dunmuir Hotel, Dunbar. Joanne from PortobelloBookBlog and I claimed our familiar front row seats, today would be a smorgasbord of poetry, written word and song. First up was Magi Gibson with local poets Melissa Goodbourne, Jo Gibson, Pen Reid and Ruth Gilchrist.  First up I … Continue reading COASTWORD 2017 Dunbar @CoastWordFest #Day2

Jane Eyre @edtheatres Festival Theatre #Edinburgh #Review #Theatre

I met Jane Eyre for the first time last night in Edinburgh. I do believe she will stay with me forever.  In the National Theatres production, directed by Sally Cookson, the performance run is over a period of 3 hours. The stage is set in a such a simplistic style by Michael Vale but works … Continue reading Jane Eyre @edtheatres Festival Theatre #Edinburgh #Review #Theatre

Not Your Average Nurse Maggie Groff @TransworldBooks #Review #FavFive

'Over time, I nursed victims of war, the posh, the poor, the famous and the infamous... Oh, the stories I can tell!' To a young girl the life of a nurse sounds exciting, but with long hours and short shrift, it’s never easy. So when Maggie Groff embarks on her training at London’s King’s College … Continue reading Not Your Average Nurse Maggie Groff @TransworldBooks #Review #FavFive

The Confusion Of Languages @SiobhanMFallon @PutnamBooks @NetGalley #Review

Both Cassie Hugo and Margaret Brickshaw dutifully followed their soldier husbands to the U.S. embassy in Jordan, but that’s about all the women have in common. After two years, Cassie’s become an expert on the rules, but newly arrived Margaret sees only her chance to explore. So when a fender-bender sends Margaret to the local … Continue reading The Confusion Of Languages @SiobhanMFallon @PutnamBooks @NetGalley #Review

Dirty Dancing @edinplayhouse #Musical 12-17 June #Edinburgh @DDOnStage

AFTER A THIRD SENSATIONAL WEST END SEASON, DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE LOOKS AHEAD TO INTERNATIONAL DATES AND A NINE MONTH UK TOUR IN 2017   Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott are delighted to announce that the new UK production of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage, is mamboing … Continue reading Dirty Dancing @edinplayhouse #Musical 12-17 June #Edinburgh @DDOnStage