Book review – 60 Postcards by Rachael Chadwick

60 Postcards book coverOverwhelming gusto was not an emotion I expected to encounter in a book that is essentially about bereavement, yet that’s what I found.

The book opens with Rachael Chadwick and her friends heading off to celebrate an important birthday in Paris and enthusing over every little detail, which I admit, I initially found a bit much. I stuck with it though, as I hope you will, and soon understood I was reading a book written straight from the heart.

Rachael is disarmingly honest throughout, taking us through the distress and grief of losing her mum to a shockingly aggressive cancer, and all the way to Paris and back, on a mission of remembrance that was to have an extraordinarily far reaching and life affirming impact. Continue reading