A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is the type of book that I would look at and assume it's going to be a very literary novel in the most depressing slightly difficult to read sense. The very premise, a Count from Russia is deemed an "unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal" and is sentenced to house … Continue reading A Gentleman In Moscow
A little fuzzy headed but eager to explore we headed out to figure out what Dublin had to offer, particularly in terms of food. Turns out the airplane meal and a Guinness upon arrival wasn't enough to hold us over. We were happy to see that everywhere we planned on visiting within Dublin was easily … Continue reading May 17 2017: My Goodness My Guinness!
Who is looking to plan out their book buying schedule for March? The Italian Party by Christina Lynch comes out on March 27, 2018 and I have been given a copy in exchange for an honest review. The book follows Michael and Scottie, newly weds who just moved to Siena in 1956. It's the Cold … Continue reading The Italian Party
You know how sometimes you just run on adrenaline for the first twenty four hours of a trip you're on because you are just too excited too rest? We arrived in Dublin and my twenty four hours were almost up. When we landed we waited in line for a bit to go through customs. As … Continue reading May 17th 2017: Arriving in Dublin
Third Girl by Agatha Christie is the second of hers I've read. The first was The Murder of Roger Ackroyd although via PBS I have been consuming her stories for many years. I've also heard people say for years that Agatha Christie only gets better and you never seem to know exactly what's happening right until … Continue reading Third Girl
It's been all quiet on the traveling front for me for a little while now. Which isn't to say that I haven't had my fair share of adventures since the big road trip, they've all just been a little closer to home (or my friends homes and my family's homes anyway). I miss chatting about … Continue reading May 16th 2017: Off to Ireland!
Did I purposely read Ready Player One by Earnest Cline right when the trailer for its movie dropped? Would that I could plan my life and posts out to that extent. If it makes me sound more impressive and savvy let's go with I planned this totally on purpose and not at all because my … Continue reading Ready Player One