Monthly Archives: March 2017

Feminist Book Club: Sofia Khan is Not Obliged

Yesterday the feminist book club met up for the fourth month in a row, yay! This time at Rack and Brew in Gadong, to eat fries and soft shell crab kolomee, drink green tea and ginger bread lattes, and to … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton and Agatha Christie meet Muslims: Helen Simonson and “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand”

The cover on my Kindle version of Helen Simonson’s “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” is truly atrocious. So atrocious that I’m actually going to share a picture of it with you. Anyway, for comparison’s sake, I’m also going to share pictures … Continue reading

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getting back into the reading groove

I went on a tiny bit of an Amazon binge a few days ago. I’d been coming across reviews of NEW stuff that looked really awesome, and since I’ve still been struggling out of my reading rut, I decided to … Continue reading

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February round-up

February started out really slow, reading-wise. It’s a short month, and I spent a lot of time with a goblin, and I finished writing, editing and submitting two manuscripts and so my brain was fried, and then I got sick … Continue reading

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