Books Reviews

Book Review: Big Little Lies

October 6, 2015
Big Little Lies book cover

…by Liane Moriarty. After reading The Husband’s Secret by Moriarty, I rushed out to get all of her books. I picked up Big Little Lies as my first choice. Set in beautiful Pirriwee Peninsula in Sydney {a fictional suburb which I assume is north of the harbour bridge}, while things may look picturesque on the outside, all is not what it seems. The book begins with the death of a parent at Pirriwee Public School during a fund-raising trivia night. Who…

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A Day in the life Gratitude

10 things that made me happy {Week 5}

October 4, 2015

It’s that time of the week again when I reflect on the things that made me happy for the week from 26th September 2015 to 2nd October 2015. This week was a bit better for my mood except for a couple of days. It might be because of more sleep than usual but I have been a bit more positive. Spending an afternoon in a cafe at Newtown blogging, writing and drinking good coffee The ricotta pancakes at that cafe…

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Off to Malory Towers #FridayReflections

October 3, 2015

I loved Enid Blyton books as a child. I still remember my parents getting me my first Blyton book at age six: Stories for you. It was one of her books with a number of short stories in it. It was books about young boys and girls, animals and toys, brownies and golliwogs, fairies and teddy bears. It was a magical world. As the years went by, I continued to read a lot more of her books. I fell in love with…

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Healthy Living

Fitness Friday: 12 week update

October 2, 2015

Just like that, my 12 week challenge is done. I had my final weigh-in and measurements this morning at the gym. As you might know, even though I started off well, I hit a bit of a slump around the half-way mark. Here’s my update on the final four weeks. Weight: Turns out I have lost 1.1 kgs over the 12 weeks. More importantly, I have lost 4 centimetres on my waist and 9 centimetres on my hips! I lost…

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