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The fact that International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day in the UK, are so close together this year, has got me thinking. It’s funny how we celebrate, strong powerful achieving women, breaking barriers and giving men a run for their money on international women’s day, and then on Mother’s Day it’s suddenly all about chocolates and flowers, and getting Mum or Mom, to have a nice sit-down.
As anyone who has given birth will tell you, all mother’s and strong, very STRONG!
A book always looks great on an insta pic, but they can also be fun to read while you are waiting on a bus or train because let's face it there is a lot of waiting around when you're travelling around the world.
So here are 6 GREAT book recommendations to go with your #instatravels Australia, Mexico, Paris, London and Round the world.
Admittedly, I’m biased, and frequently have to be dragged kicking and screaming away from a chapter, but there’s a joy to giving someone a book. No other gift can take you back in time, or into the future, make you laugh and cry (often on the same page), broaden your horizons, deepen your interests, and end your day on a relaxed high, or maybe with a determination to enjoy just one more page. What else can scare you and look great on a shelf?
Joe Lampton seeks desperately to rise from poverty into the oh-so-attractive world of wealth and privilege. Handsome and intelligent, he believes he has found a way to get everything he ever wanted as he pursues Susan, the beautiful young daughter of a wealthy factory owner. However, he is presented with a dilemma after he falls in love with Alice, an older married woman.