Category Archive: Biography

Clothes, Music, Boys, and why Viv Albertine is my new heroine.


I found this copy of Viv Albertine’s memoir in a charity shop a few months ago. None of the titles in my TBR tower were particularly calling out to me, so I picked… Continue reading

“One bright day in the last week of February, I was walking in the park, enjoying the threefold luxury of solitude, a book, and pleasant weather.”


(The above quote is from Agnes Grey, and true for me if February were ‘March’, and pleasant weather were ‘at least it wasn’t not snowing for ten minutes’.) I never thought I’d see the word… Continue reading