This week on The Couch I fell down the rabbit hole of an exciting world filled with darkness, witches, boggarts, and general nastiness in Joseph Delaney’s The Spook’s Apprentice. Meeting the book’s protagonist, Tom, I was wrapped up in an adventure like no other as I read all about the boy’s leaving home, becoming employed…
This week on The Couch, I sat down with author and university tutor Rebecca Giggs and we chatted about a topic that I never realised could be so fascinating: whales. Whales are gorgeous creatures -we know this- but I for one never realised just how strong, long, and occasionally bizarre humanity’s relationship with whales is….
This week on The Couch, I took a trip to the Caribbean. Sadly there were no baby-faced blacksmiths or sexy Depp pirates, but I did meet a tragically interesting woman and her husband, tricked into a marriage that brought happiness to no-one. Read all about it on the ‘Book Review’s tab, and right here!
This week on The Couch, I took (what was meant to be) a relaxing trip to Havana. There I met an old man, an old fisherman, who regaled me with the rather dramatic tale of the time he hooked a monstrous marlin! Read all about it in the ‘Book Reviews’ tab, and right here!
It’s said that you never know the whole story until you hear both sides, so this week on The Couch I was joined by 2 murderers and their victims to hear the true story of a brutal Kansas family massacre. Read all about it in the ‘Book Reviews’ tab, and right here!