Housebreaking by Colleen Hubbard

I always find the dynamics of family relationships in fiction really fascinating. How writers grapple with the complexities of love, rivalries and resentments very often makes for compelling reads. This was certainly the case with Colleen Hubbard’s novel ‘Housebreaking.’ Set during a harsh winter in New England, we follow Del a young woman ostracised by … More Housebreaking by Colleen Hubbard

Stuff Happens: The Far from Humdrum Life of a Photojournalist by Tor Eigeland

Executive Editor of the National Geographic Dennis Dimick states in the foreword of Tor Eigeland’s memoir ‘Stuff Happens: The Far from Humdrum Life of a Photojournalist’ that ‘Tor had seen places and events I’d experienced vicariously through National Geographic and Life magazines as a youth.’ This resonated with me whilst reading through the pages of … More Stuff Happens: The Far from Humdrum Life of a Photojournalist by Tor Eigeland

Hope and Learning: Our Journey with Schizophrenia by Linda Snow-Griffin Ph.D

The title of Linda Snow-Griffin’s text ‘Hope and Learning- Our Journey with Schizophrenia struck me as being a different take or lens through which we perceive the mental illness. Despite it affecting nearly 20 million people, it is an illness that does come with certain baggage around stereotypes and misconceptions. Without knowledge and understanding of … More Hope and Learning: Our Journey with Schizophrenia by Linda Snow-Griffin Ph.D