#ChristmasInJuly Book review: The Cosy Christmas Chocolate Shop (Cosy Chocolate Shop #1) by Caroline Roberts

There appears to be a neverending streak of cosy Christmas noels out there. Many of them are delightfully written, giving us 300 or so pages in which to sink into a world, usually composed of a quirky but loving English village, a shop of some kind that usually serves comfort Continue Reading

In the middle of COVID lockdown, I put 5 new pop culture ornaments on my #ChristmasInJuly tree

It’s not looking like the most festive of Julys at the moment. A combination of complacency and Australian Federal Government ineptitude with quarantining returning overseas travellers and the vaccine rollout mean Sydney, where I live, is deep in the midst of a fortnight lockdown, that may yet get extended by Continue Reading