A Deadly Education – Book Review

I must first apologise for being a little reclusive for the past few weeks. I did indeed fall into a rabbit hole with Tom’s stories about Spooks and dark monsters, so much so that I forgot to post about them. One could say that I fell into the crack of The Couch. But I am…

Fathoms – Book Review

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….

The Wide Sargasso Sea – Book Review

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!

Any Ordinary Day – Book Review

Things got very real on the Couch this week, as I got together with journalist and TV host Leigh Sales and listened to her thoughts on trauma, human nature, and how people can come back from the worst day of their lives. Read all about it on the ‘Book Reviews’ tab, and right here!

Picnic at Hanging Rock – Book Review

The happenings on The Couch continued to grow more sinister and mysterious this week, as I took a trip into the Australian outback and watched a small town become completely undone by the mysterious disappearance of four girls during a school excursion. Read all about it on the ‘book reviews’ tab, and right here!