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Lover of all things literature, writer and book-blogger, THE UNLIKELY BOOKWORM will chart my progress as I read my way through the BBC BIG READ and beyond …

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Books

  • Ulysses - James Joyce
    1st February 2016
    Reading
    In hindsight, leaving Ulysses for the penultimate read from my BBC Big Read challenge wasn't the wisest decision. I...
  • The Magus - John Fowles
    25th January 2016
    Reading
      I had all but written off the final five of the BBC Big Read. With the exception of Lord of the Rings - a ...
  • Magician - Raymond E Feist
    19th January 2016
    Reading
    Since moving to Sydney, I buy most of my books from Gertrude & Alice - a gorgeous bookstore by Bondi beach whose...

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Lifestyle

  • Let's Go Surfing
    16th December 2015
    Lifestyle
    When my alarm went off at 5am yesterday morning I rolled over and quickly hit snooze. I had arranged to meet some frie...
  • Sydney's Best Bookshops
    14th December 2015
    Lifestyle
    As something of a seasoned bookworm, it has been with much delight that I have found myself living in a new city wit...
  • Gleebooks, Glebe
    1st October 2015
    Lifestyle
    Three kilometers south west of Sydney's central business district lies the pretty peninsula of Glebe. Often overlook...

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Travelling

  • Stranded in Bali
    24th November 2015
    Travel
    Towards the end of the yoga retreat, rumours were rife that a looming ash cloud was to affect a number of flights re...
  • The Missing Suitcase
    7th September 2015
    Travel
    I was hoping my first Sydney-based post would be a happier one; a dawn landing to a glorious blue sky; my first walk a...
  • Atlantis Books
    21st August 2015
    Travel
    Three weeks prior to my impending move to Australia I spent seven sunny days in Santorini. Beloved by many for its wh...

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Yoga

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