Tag Archive: books

Myanmar: The Land of Green Ghosts

“If someone was murdered or died in an accident, this was categorised as a ‘raw death’. The belief was that the deceased would become a ‘green ghost’ – the most feared of all… Continue reading

On My Bedside Table

“A good book should leave you . . slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.” – William Styron – I am not keen on writing reviews. Perhaps because… Continue reading

My Year in Books

It is that time of the year when I am often surprised by the innate urge to reflect, re-live and re-evaluate my life. When I look back over the past year I see a steady stream of books… Continue reading