Archives by Tag 'Jean Estoril'

Review: ‘Drina’s Dancing Year’ by Jean Estoril

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Thursday, October 6, 2011

This year I’ve been reading more sweet, warm, comforting books than I usually do.  This has resulted in revisiting some childhood favourites, amongst which, as you may remember, are the Drina books by Jean Estoril.  is the second installment in this eleven book series and I enjoyed rereading the gentle story as just as much as [...]

Review: ‘Ballet for Drina’ by Jean Estoril

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Like a great many little girls, I took ballet lessons when I was younger.  I was never particularly good at it and I stopped taking exams when they required that I start pointe work, but I really enjoyed it.  As an adult, I still really enjoy ballet but, though I do take the occasional class [...]