What I’m Reading: Missourian Magnificence

Today's What I'm Reading comes to you following a hectic week of cross-continental travel, family reunions, and Christmas build-up. After a work-filled term of PhD research, I am more than prepared for a few weeks of relaxation and reading. Although it is always a wrench to miss out on a traditional British Christmas, I am fortunate … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Missourian Magnificence

Review: Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson

A few weeks ago, I received a message asking for travel book recommendations. Hardly surprising given that summer is undoubtedly the season for spur of the moment backpacking trips. I empathise completely with the itchy feet syndrome - a depleting bank account is all that prevents me from taking myself off to some unknown location. … Continue reading Review: Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson