Author Archives: Barbara Good

Book Review – Life after Life & A God in Ruins

Each Christmas The Wine and Ugg Book Society (aka my book club) gather for a suitably bookish festive season celebration.  This involves lots of good food, an ample supply of wine (or cocktails!) and, of course, a book swap.  The … Continue reading

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Podcast: S – Town

Some time either last year or the year before I began dabbling in the world of podcasts.  As with many online phenomenon, I was a little overwhelmed at first and it took me until recently to really start exploring all … Continue reading

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Anne with an ‘e’ – Netflix

As it turns out there are some very brave TV producers out there.  I come to this conclusion knowing that the very, VERY committed Anne of Green Gables fan see Megan Fellows and the 1980s Anne series as the absolute … Continue reading

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Book Review – A Man Called Ove

It’s been a very long time since I wrote my last book review, but rest assured that’s not because I haven’t been reading.  In fact my reading pace has kicked up a gear or two thanks to my introduction to … Continue reading

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A Treasure of an Island

I have few particularly distinct memories from primary school, most are kind of vague with the details blurred with a thousand other memories.  Let’s face it, most days a school were pretty much like the last (or perhaps that’s true … Continue reading

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The Year of Sometimes Saying No

So I’m sure most of you have heard of the book The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes.  It’s not one that I’ve read, though I do plan to… at some point…. eventually.  It sounds interesting, a year of saying … Continue reading

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Hate Face

Right now I’m reading a novel (one so good I feel hung over) called The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.  There’s a line in it from one rather sad and lonely character Ismay, it reads “It’s a … Continue reading

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