Quote by Erma Bombeck to start 2024

Quote by Erma Bombeck to start 2024

Let’s start 2024 with a fun quote by Erma Bombeck. Yet it also contains the idea of a good practice which is, to have a grateful attitude even about the smallest things. “I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are...
Let’s Celebrate

Let’s Celebrate

Recently, I watched Michael McIntyre deliver a stand-up comedy routine about Christmas. He explained what happens in his house on Christmas day. I’ve heard good humour described as “a slight colouring of the truth” and McIntyre’s account was definitely an...
More about Rita, the duck from Little Dismal

More about Rita, the duck from Little Dismal

This post is further to my book review, Rita’s Revenge, which you can read here, Please note this post contains spoilers. Rita lives in a town called, Little Dismal. She has disgraced herself at the recent Talent Show because she recited one of her poems. Poetry...
Book Review : Rita’s Revenge

Book Review : Rita’s Revenge

Rita’s Revenge by Lian Tanner is a sequel to A Clue for Clara and written with the same humourous context of farmyard animals solving crimes. While Clara is a chicken who can write notes, Rita is a duck who can also write but struggles with spelling. Nevertheless,...
Book Review : Quantum of Tweed

Book Review : Quantum of Tweed

In Quantum of Tweed, the author Conn Iggulden uses convenience and coincidence as effective tools to create an amusing story of Albert Rossi’s brief career as an assassin. This wasn’t a planned career move, though Albert was quite bored with his job as a gentlemen’s...
Book Review : Gus Makes a Fuss

Book Review : Gus Makes a Fuss

Gus Makes A Fuss by Ella Shine is the first book in a new series called, The Pet Sitters: Ready for anything! It’s a fun book about two best friends Cassie and Lina who would desperately like a pet of their own but neither of their families will allow it. However,...
Book Review : A Clue for Clara

Book Review : A Clue for Clara

A Clue for Clara is a fun book about a clever chook who wants to become a famous detective. However being unable to talk in a way humans can understand, she has taken to writing notes. It’s unclear how Clara learnt to read and write but she is very proficient. She has...