If you’ve read this recent post of mine, you’ll know that I’ve been struggling with my anxiety recently. Now, I’ve had anxiety for years and I’m pretty used to the ups and downs of this particular mental illness, but the this particular ‘blip’ was a particularly intense one. My first question was why. Why was… Continue reading Lavender & Anxiety
Hello lovelies, today I have a bit of a different blog post coz at the moment I am in a gigantic reading slump. A few days before my birthday, I visited the nearby city of Cambridge with my family. Cambridge is a beautiful and world-renowned city of learning, and as I’m lucky enough to live… Continue reading A Day Out in Cambridge
OH READING SLUMP, WE MEET AGAIN. If you recall, I had this grand and epic plan to participate in the absolutely awesome OWLs Readathon in the month of April–a Harry Potter inspired challenge that involves picking a magical career. I wanted to become a librarian, and you can check out my TBR here. If I… Continue reading A Reading Slump | AKA I failed my OWLs
HELLO, welcome to my book blog, which today will be masquerading as a sort of book/fashion blog. I’m big into vintage fashion, and one of my goals this year was to shop more sustainably–to cut down on my fast fashion consumption and buy from independent shops. I also love combining what I wear with books.… Continue reading Bookish Fashion
A question I get asked a lot, and ask a lot. It’s a simple one, that requires almost no in-depth thinking, and takes a couple of seconds at most to ask. It’s a question that can conceal so much and reveal long kept secrets. It’s one that checks in on something, tells them you care,… Continue reading you alright?
Why does January always feel about a billion years long? It seems to go on and on, and I’m always excited when February comes around. I’m *still* very slowly recovering from that horrible infection I got last year, so tried to take it easy/not get ill again this month (a very silly aim, January =… Continue reading January 2019 | Books I read + Podcasts I Loved
I normally don’t like the New Year. I think it’s partly because of the incessant focus on dieting and weight loss that happens in January, and that always makes me feel rubbish. But in 2018 I began to follow a couple of body positivity beauties, and seeing their deconstruction of this toxic industry over the… Continue reading A New Start | 2019