Millenial Nineties Nostalgia

When I think of nostalgia, I think of that iconic Mad Men scene when Don Draper led a presentation to clients on a new photo slideshow reel, “the Carousel”, showcasing photos capturing happy scenes from his recent past, a family life that was slipping through his fingers. A seminal moment from series and utterly heart-breaking, … Continue reading Millenial Nineties Nostalgia

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Review: Hired – Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain by James Bloodworth

Hired is an honest and eye-opening account of what it means to be working-class in twenty-first century Britain. The real draw of this book is that it is not based on ideological rhetoric but rather authentic experience. The author James Bloodworth gains this first-hand experience by going undercover in different low-paid jobs across the country, … Continue reading Review: Hired – Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain by James Bloodworth

Review: Ma’am Darling, 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

Ma’am Darling is a collection of insights into the life of one of the most enigmatic figures of the 20th century, Princess Margaret. The author, Craig Brown, subtitles his book as “99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret”, as the book does not follow the style of a traditional chronological biography and is thematic, each chapter exploring … Continue reading Review: Ma’am Darling, 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

Review: Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton

Dolly Alderton’s book is everything I hoped it would be and I was completely captivated. From the first time I read her Sunday Times Style magazine dating column I have always loved Dolly’s style of writing – witty, poetic and always relatable - so I knew I would enjoy her debut Everything I Know About … Continue reading Review: Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton