The Week: 28th July – 3rd August

Canberra Australia Sunset 9th January 2014 Sonya Heaney Oksna Heaney

A random Canberra sunset picture – taken at our house.

I’ve had a very uninspiring week, punctuated by lots of late nights staying up to watch the Commonwealth Games, and a random illness that made me feel about as awful as I’ve ever felt!

I was really running out of things to read, but on Saturday was rescued by a Georgian-era book recommendation, so now I’m okay again!

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As this week ends, all I can think about is the fact Russian soldiers took photos and videos of themselves torturing, murdering and mutilating Ukrainian soldiers, and then posted them on Russian social media. The men they killed were Russian-speaking Ukrainian soldiers. Remember how Russia invaded Ukraine to “protect Russian-speakers”? Remember that pathetic lie?

I accidentally saw those revolting pictures while reading a news site, and now I can – in all honesty – say I feel hatred for Putinists unlike anything I’ve ever felt before.

On the book front?

My review of Engaged at The Chatsfield by Melanie Milburne

Engaged at The Chatsfield by Melanie Milburne

My review of Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant by Owen Beddall

Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant True Tales and Gossip from the Galley by Owen Beddall

My review of 84 Ribbons by Paddy Eger

84 Ribbons by Paddy Eger

My review of Fast Track by Julie Garwood

Fast Track by Julie Garwood

My review of Expose Me by Kate Hewitt

Expose Me (5th Avenue Trilogy) by Kate Hewitt

My review of The Wrangler’s Inconvenient Wife by Lacy Williams

The Wrangler's Inconvenient Wife (Wyoming Legacy #4) by Lacy Williams

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