Brioude en fête

Originally posted on Bilberry and Birch:
Brioude Our nearest town, Brioude, is usually very quiet and sleepy. It has a population of just over 6,500, and whilst it does attract some tourists in the summer, it’s not exactly swamped. All that chamges for a fortnight every other year, during the month of July, when Brioude…

July books: Madeline Miller – The Song of Achilles

This review includes spoilers as I assume most people know the tale of the siege of Troy I have always been interested in the story of the siege of Troy and this is an excellent retelling focusing on the relationship between Achilles and Patroclus. The video below gives an introduction to the book. (Spoilers below the … More July books: Madeline Miller – The Song of Achilles