Pride and Perjury

I picked up this book in a charity shop for a pound. Having read the blurb on the back I thought it might be interesting and I might learn something about politics from it! This autobiography of Jonathan Aitken written at the end of the nineties is well worth the read. Former journalist become politician … Continue reading Pride and Perjury


The Cross and the Switchblade

This is the story of how David Wilkerson, a Christian pastor in America from the suburbs felt called on a mission from God to help some young boys in New York  that he read about in a newspaper. They had committed a gruesome murder but his heart went out to them as he looked at a … Continue reading The Cross and the Switchblade

We Should All Be Feminists

A book written by Chimanda Ngozi Adichie ,an established Nigerian author who grew up in Nigeria but now spends her time between America and Nigeria, it's an interesting read. Very short, only took fifteen minutes to read but a good insight to the attitudes of Nigerians on gender issues. The author expresses a desire for … Continue reading We Should All Be Feminists