Truth, Lies & Propaganda by Lucinda E. Clarke

Another intriguing memoir that provides further insight into African culture. Though this memoir stands on its own without the need to have read any of the author’s other books, readers would benefit from having read Lucinda’s more personal, award winning, memoir ‘Walking Over Eggshells’. Even if the reader choses not to read it now, it … More Truth, Lies & Propaganda by Lucinda E. Clarke

The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 2 by Lucinda E Clarke

As is clear from the title, this is the second part in this amusing and informative account of the author’s experiences during her unwitting ownership and running of a riding school in Africa. Note 1: Details of where Book 1 may be obtained will be found at the end of this review. Note 2!: The … More The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 2 by Lucinda E Clarke

The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 1 by Lucinda E Clarke

    Anyone who has read or followed (blog and social media) this author will be well acquainted with her excellent writing style and sense of humour. This introductory memoir is no exception.     The synopsis sets out the background: ‘Who would be stupid enough to open and run a riding school when they … More The very Worst Riding School in the World – Book 1 by Lucinda E Clarke

Walking Over Eggshells by Lucinda E Clarke

This is a book the majority, if not all, parents would do well to read. It clearly, and uncompromisingly, depicts how a parent’s behaviour may impact on their off-spring for life. Lucinda Clarke is an excellent author whose writing carries the reader along with ease. She incorporates: humour along with distress; emotions with thoughts; clear … More Walking Over Eggshells by Lucinda E Clarke

Amie: An African Adventure by Lucinda E Clarke

From the start readers will recognise this author has an excellent command of words. The way the scenes, emotions, tensions, etc. are conveyed draws the reader in enabling them to easily visualise the situations, disappointments, apprehensions and fears the protagonist, Amie, encounters and experiences. Occasionally it may appear the author is going to go into … More Amie: An African Adventure by Lucinda E Clarke

Here We Are & There We Go by Jill Dobbe

Due to the nature and layout of this book I have taken the uncommon step of reviewing it section by section. Consequently, this is a slightly longer than normal review. As frequently mentioned, reading, unless of technical or scientific material, is a subjective experience. Consequently, a reviewer’s comments and observations tend to reflect how the … More Here We Are & There We Go by Jill Dobbe