Book review: Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet

By Jamie Ford Number of time I read it: Once Story plot: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is historical fiction. It is a bestselling novel (2009) by Jamie Ford about the love and friendship between Henry Lee, a Chinese-American boy, and Keiko Okabe, a Japanese American girl, during the internment in World War II. Why I loved it: … Continue reading Book review: Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet

Baubles, bakes and back to work blues

Hey Adventurers! I know I did it again... and took another absence from updating you guys on the random events of my life. In my defence; it was probably the only thing I warned you I'd do right from the very start, and I did also tell you I'd always come back! We are now well into the new … Continue reading Baubles, bakes and back to work blues

Plant babies : Teresa and lil’ Kev

They started life as cuttings from a failing jade plant and have propagated well and have had loads of new growth. Living proof that when you name them, they grow!