For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2019

Nowhere to Lay One's Head by Francoise Frenkel: "In 1921, Françoise Frenkel a Jewish woman from Poland opens Berlin's very first French bookshop. It is a dream come true. The bookshop attracts artists and diplomats, celebrities and poets. It brings Françoise peace, friendship and prosperity. Then one summer's day in 1939 Berlin's Jewish shops and … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2019

What Was Your Favourite Subject at School?

My mum did me a huge favour when she kept the majority of my school reports ... and then, years later, passing them onto me. The History Project has given me reason to pull them out of a folder and re-read them. Sparkling in History, July 1981 Without a doubt, History was my favourite subject. … Continue reading What Was Your Favourite Subject at School?

What Was Your Least Favourite Subject at School?

My mum did me a huge favour when she kept the majority of my school reports ... and then, years later, passing them onto me. The History Project has given me reason to pull them out of a folder and re-read them. The mark that put me at the bottom of the class for Chemistry … Continue reading What Was Your Least Favourite Subject at School?

The History Project | The Restart

Having told you recently that I planned to complete The History Project during the upcoming 100 Day Project, I've actually gone ahead and begun working on it again. Waiting for laundry presents a perfect opportunity It's been a lot of fun to spend time thinking about the first twenty years of my life. I've been … Continue reading The History Project | The Restart