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Welcome to Janet's Eclectic Reviews!

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Latest reviews - March 15th 2017

Most Recent ReviewsAn assortment of new and not so recent reviews added. I have also updated many of my earlier reviews.

Restaurants - James Braid Brasserie, Jeong's Disonjak, Caffe Villa, O Tasco, A Chave, Casa Rodriguez
Hotels -Mein Inselglueck
Clubs- Newnham Riverbank
Books - Firemaker, The Next Time You See Me, Fire In the Jungle
Shops - Malcolm Barnecutt
Bars - Pica de Urza,
Older book reviews:
Fiction - Destiny, She Goes to War; Stories of Eva Luna; Club of Queer Trades; Stardust; A Walk in the Dark; A Fearful Joy; A Quiver Full of Arrows; Death Mask; The Piper on the Mountain; Far, Far The Mountain Peak; Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca; the Cypress Room; A Taste for Death; Charade
Non-Fiction - Unreliable Memoirs; Irina

Latest reviews- February 28th 2017

Most Recent ReviewsA trip to Newcastle, and some other places, plus another batch of books read in times past.

Restaurants - Amaysia, Dacantus, Big Mussel, Wombourne Tandoori, The Old Thatch, Capo Landa, Rodizio Rico
Clubs- Some Like It Hot
Books - Greenmantle, A Small Town in Germany
Hotels - Hampton Inn Newcastle, Forest of Arden Marriott
Older book reviews:
Fiction - Colliers Row, Saturday City, Beggarman's Country, So Much Blood, The Doves of Venus, Jules and Jim, Broderie Anglaise, Rider, Clea, Echoes,The Play Room, High Stakes, The Queen's Favourites, The True Confessions of Adrian Mole..., The Abiding Thing, Ultimate Prizes, Pencil Letter
Non-Fiction - C.S.Lewis, A Life; Mr Speaker; Jesus:The Evidence; Bully for Brontosaurus

Latest reviews - January 19th 2017

Most Recent ReviewsA little later in the New Year than I hoped, the first selection of my reviews for 2017.

Hotels - Jamaica Inn, Hotel do Jardim, Hampton Inn (Exeter), Mestre de Avis
Restaurants -Marcos, Thai Connection, Bonanza
Clubs - Mistik
Bars - Fica na Rua, Loucuras

Older book reviews:
Fiction - Flowers for Mrs Harris, Murder at the Masque, Taming a Sea Horse, On The Black Hill, The Edge,
Means of Evil, Hercule Poirot's Christmas, A Glass of Blessings, A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs, Crimson Joy, Murder in Paradise
Non-Fiction - A British Picture

Latest reviews - November 8th 2016

Most Recent ReviewsAnother varied group of reviews hits the site!

Books- The Colour of Heaven
Restaurants - Delft Seaways, Baixa Cafe, Courtyard Bistro, Hythe Bay Seafood, Sushi Kaiser
Hotels - Stade Court, Booth Hall
Miscellany - 3+Arte, Horsey Mill Shower.

Older Book Reviews (from the early 1990s):
Fiction - First Wives Club, The Sea Change, Mansfield Park, The China Card, Vintage Stuff, Close Up on Death, Fortune's Mistress, The Remains of the Day, An Unsuitable Attachment, The Periodic Table, Dark Angel, Field of Thirteen, A Twist in the Tale,The Last Juror, The Cat Who Went up The Creek
Non-fiction - Naked Hollywood, Can You Believe Your Eyes, River Journeys, Bitter Lemons of Cyprus, Flying Free.

Latest reviews - September 26th 2016

Most Recent ReviewsAnother selection of recent visits and experiences. Apologies for those that don't have pictures of me enjoying them; Nick's camera threw a wobbly and refused to divulge its contents. Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible as the saying goes!

Bars and Pubs - Cafe Guerreiro, Las Iguanas, Little Shanghai, Cafe Carvalho
Hotels - Station, Dormero Frankfurt Messe, Freimuehle
Newly reviewed books - I Leap Over The Wall
Restaurants - Oily's, The S'oak, Little Chef, Royal Bengal, Red Grill, Rose & Crown

Older book reviews:
Fiction - The Prodigal Daughter, Enchanted Ground, Queen of this Realm, Bluebell Windows, Inn at the Edge of the World, Hung Parliament
Non-fiction - Black on Red, Those 20th Century Blues, Nature Diary, Bride of the Wind
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