LIZZIE READS … NEVER LET ME GO

LIZZIE READS … NEVER LET ME GO

#LizzieReads I first read this for my year 11 GCSE; upon reflection after reading it again some years later, it has made me realise I didn’t quite appreciate (nor understand) what author Kazuo Ishiguro was portraying as a thought-provoking take on humanity in dystopian England. It could be argued to be science-fiction, yet characters are still [...]

LIZZIE READS … CRAZY RICH ASIANS

LIZZIE READS … CRAZY RICH ASIANS

#LizzieReads I remember wanting to read this having searched something like ‘wealthy genre books’ after watching Billions or McMafia. Fast forward to now and I have finally got round to reading it! And what a pleasant, unexpectedread it was! I listened to the audiobook too which I would highly rate! Set across Asia, mainly in Singapore, it follows the story [...]

LIZZIE READS … THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR

LIZZIE READS … THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR

My first experience of reading a Shari Lapena thriller confused me. With it being a short one, I was able to get through it quickly and with the help of an audiobook (which I was not a fan of on this occasion). Set in New York, we meet Anne and Marco Conti who have gone to their next-door neighbours (flirty) Cynthia and Graham, for a small [...]

MAKEUP FRIENDLY SPFs

MAKEUP FRIENDLY SPFs

As we (eventually) make our way into the summer months, it is important for us to look after our skin, especially in the sun ☀️ What does SPF mean? Sun Protection Factor. There is no simple way of explaining if a higher number means better protection, but it does help. The key thing is to apply it regularly [...]