Book review: PopCo

Maths and Marketing: I was intrigued by the subject matter of Scarlett Thomas’ PopCo as I’m not (at all) proficient in the former which I find somewhat frustrating, and work in the latter. I had no doubt that its discussions around advertising would be rather Big Brother-ish, but I’m always up for a story that … More Book review: PopCo

A Hidden Dream

Ever since I was little, I’ve envisaged living in a cottage in the countryside. Surrounded by hills, views of the clouds from my windows, sounds of birds and little else. A room dedicated to books – a haven of literature and creativity. With a big oak table and a green reading lamp where I’ll write … More A Hidden Dream

Book review: Five Quarters of the Orange

I discovered Joanne Harris through Blackberry Wine; a quirky, light-hearted story narrated by a bottle of wine, depicting beautiful and mysterious rural life in France. It was filled with comical anecdotes and left you feeling warm and filled with fermented grapes. Harris is a phenomenal story-teller, and paints the most intricate pictures in your mind, … More Book review: Five Quarters of the Orange