Joanna Pocock

Scaling the heights: a woman’s experience of mountain climbing

29 January 2022 9:00 am

In her memoir Time on Rock, Anna Fleming charts her progress from ‘terrified novice’ to ‘competent leader’ as she scales…

The many contradictions of modern motherhood

22 May 2021 9:00 am

There are few certainties in life. Death and taxes are the ones regularly trotted out. However, there is another that…

Finder and keeper: two family memoirs reviewed

4 July 2020 9:00 am

What can we ever know about our family’s past? How do we love those closest to us when doing so…

A love letter to San Francisco’s mean streets

28 March 2020 9:00 am

Recollections of My Non-Existence is the Rebecca Solnit book I have been waiting for. I was born four years after…