Sometimes, life can get a little hard. I have been pretty open with my anxiety on this blog, and I’ve found that making a little list of things that have made me smile every now and again can really help me calm, take a deep breath and enjoy life. 1 // I saw Black Panther.… Continue reading 10 things that have made me smile lately.
I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for book merch. I LOVE a good literary t-shirt, or brooch or bookmark. Anything that celebrates bookish-ness is a plus in my book, and I also love the fact that I can show my reader pride out and about. Here are a few of my favourite pieces 1 //… Continue reading Book Merch Recommendations
Hello and welcome to a gushy review. Today, I am going to be IMPLORING you to read M. G. Leonard’s fabulous ‘The Battle of the Beetles’ trilogy. You may have heard me talk about this trilogy before. In fact, I’ve reviewed both of the two previous books, BEETLE BOY, and BEETLE QUEEN. I loved the… Continue reading Why you’ve GOT TO READ The Battle of the Beetles trilogy.
I woke up in the middle of the night, my knee dislocated. It’s a pretty weird sensation to go from fast asleep & totally relaxed to in screaming agonising pain in 0.324 seconds. It’s not uncommon for me–I’ve had dislocations because of my hypermobility for years, but it doesn’t make it any less weird. So,… Continue reading A Dislocation Story
Somebody said this to me the other day. It was along the lines of “oh you’re so lucky, I am far too busy to do something as time consuming as reading”. I resisted the urge to roll my eyes, coz I don’t have copious amounts of time to read–I make time to read. I read… Continue reading “I wish I had time to read” + other things that annoy me
Arianwyn Gribble is back! During an eventful holiday in Kingsport, Arianwyn is recruited for an important mission: to retrieve the Book of Quiet Glyphs from its hiding place in the Great Wood. But as she returns home to Lull, feyling refugees gather outside the town walls and hex plagues the forest. As tensions lead to… Continue reading Review: A Witch Alone by James Nicol
Many moons ago, when it was announced that the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton, was coming to the UK, I was squealing-ly excited. I can’t remember when I got into Hamilton–maybe it was the buzz about it on the interwebz, maybe it was bc Lin Manuel Miranda is just so darn charming on Twitter, or maybe… Continue reading A gushy review: Hamilton