In which I find mention in The Guardian UK for my book-inspired crafting .
Tongue-in-Cheek is a rib-tickling ride—and everyone's invited! Within these pages, Khyrunnisa A. gamely experiments with organic trash-based skincare, battles her way to a wedding feast, firmly deals with a contemptuous visitor to her home, and flavours her potato curry with rather dubious ingredients.
Sure, a lot of parents are embarrassing – but they’re NOTHING on this lot. These ten tales of the world’s most spectacularly silly mums and deliriously daft dads will leave you rocking with laughter.
The lives of two men - Ole Mbatian and Victor - living over ten thousand kilometers apart, one in a valley in Maasai Mara and the other in a suburb in Stockholm, get entwined in the strangest way possible. And this life changing connection comes about through the profit seeking pursuits of Hugo Hamlin who just happens to be in the business of extracting revenge on his clients' behalf.
It is 1940 and Britain is at war with Nazi Germany. Eleven-year-old Eric spends his day at London Zoo with one animal he loves: Gertrude, the gorilla. But with bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude.
Together with his Great-Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot.
Will Eric be able to foil Hitler's plans and keep Gertrude safe at the same time?
Millie Spark could kill anyone. A special effects make-up artist, her talent was to create realistic scenes of bloody violence. Then, one day, she woke up to find her lover dead in her bed. Twenty-five years later, her sentence for murder served, Millicent is ready to give up on her broken life - until she meets troubled film student and reluctant petty thief, Jerry. Together, they begin to discover that all was not what it seemed on that fateful night . . . and someone doesn't want them to find out why.
When Leah Talbot has an accident on a deserted road near her village, she knocks on the door of the house with a light on. A charming man answers and invites her in, offering to help with the police and a car service. But when she returns the next morning to say thank you, it’s the police who answer the door. There’s been a murder with the female homeowner and sole resident lying dead in a pool of her blood. There's no sign of the man… until he comes looking for Leah.
At sixteen, Mary Rattigan wanted to fly - take off like an angel from heaven and leave the muck and madness of troubled Northern Ireland behind. But as a Catholic girl, things did not go as she had planned. Now, twenty-five years later, Mary is alone. She's learned plenty of hard lessons and missed a hundred steps towards the life she'd always hoped for. Will she finally find the courage to ask for the love she deserves? Or is it too late?
When it comes to books, whether you're a reader, writer, hoarder, decorator or any other type of bibliophile, the relationship with them is sacred. This collection of comics by Grant Snider explores the bookishness surrounding the irresistible thrill of reading and writing.
For the last seven years, Mary stands at Ealing Broadway Station every evening with a sign that reads 'Come Home Jim'. Will Mary ever find the courage to accept the truth she has been refusing to see?
Have you ever imagined running away from your life? Well, Birdy Finch didn't imagine it. She actually did it. Birdy is pretending to be a wine expert at a luxury hotel in Scotland which is the identity she has stolen from her best friend. And she is falling for the first man she has ever actually liked. How far will be too far for Birdy before all hell breaks loose?
A hunky trainer is found dead on the club premises on the eve of their elections. Two young club members and ex-lovers assist ACP Bhavani Singh in investigating whether it was an accident or murder. Anuja Chauhan returns with a 'bloody good' romance that will blow you away.
What do companies like Walt Disney, Apple and Google have in common? How is the nascent success of Airbnb rewiring Marriott's business model? Is Uber showing us the blueprint of future business? In The Future Ready Organization, author Gyan Nagpal explains why Dynamic Capability Management, built on a robust talent framework, is the way forward.
A new mother and an octogenarian widower are feeling the weight of loneliness harder to bear with each passing moment. When the world seems to be forever clouded under dark skies, can they bring themselves to find purpose once again?
Guru Dutt had it all — love, family, money, fame and validation from his audience. His untimely death by suicide had shocked the entire film industry. But what led to that fateful night when he tipped his hat and said his final goodbye? This telling account lays bare the internal struggles Guru Dutt experienced in his relationships, in love, and in his cinematic endeavours.
Suzy is having a bad day when a shabby dog turns up at her door, changing her world in unexpected ways. However, it seems Suzy isn’t the only one who needs a furry friend to brighten up her life.