Category Archive: memoir

Vera Brittain’s ‘Testament of Youth’


I usually avoid watching a film adaptation of a book until after I’ve read it, but I saw ‘Testament of Youth’ on Netflix before realising it was based on an actual memoir from… Continue reading

‘I want (vahnt) to be alone.’


I think anyone who wears tippy-tippy-clicky-clacky heels and works in a building with  hard floors should be smeared in jam and given a hat made out of a wasps’ nest. That’ll make them… Continue reading