Now is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker

Alice Walker is probably best known for her novel The Color Purple which won the Pulitzer Prize for 1983. Now is the Time to Open Your Heart was first published in 2004 and dwells on themes of ageing, spiritual enlightenment and the impact of the modern life on the human spirit. The novel follows the … Continue reading Now is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker

Australian Women’s History – Memoirs of Tilly Aston

Although we have not seen a million things we understand quite well, we have seen something else with which we can compare new impressions; something which makes it possible for us to SEE, perhaps more vividly than many unseeing sighted people, the gifts of beauty or grandeur strewn around us. Tilly Aston If you are … Continue reading Australian Women’s History – Memoirs of Tilly Aston

Australian Women’s History – Come In Spinner

Today’s belated Book Snap is also celebrating International Women’s Day and introducing Women’s History Month. International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th and this year’s theme is Choose to Challenge. It is an encouragement to call out and challenge gender bias and inequality as well as draw attention to the achievements of … Continue reading Australian Women’s History – Come In Spinner

#BookSnapSunday – The Elegance of the Hedgehog

When something is bothering me, I seek refuge. No need to travel far; a trip to the realm of literary memory will suffice. For where can one find more noble distraction, more entertaining company, more delightful enchantment than in literature?  If you like a fast-paced, action-packed plot, then this book is probably not for you. … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The Elegance of the Hedgehog