I struggle with January. Like, a lot. It’s cold, Christmas is over, everyone seems to be really into fitness&health all of a sudden and did I mention it’s cold? It’s the month of fresh starts that seem suddenly stale two weeks in. It’s the month of tube strikes, and promised snow that never materialises. It’s… Continue reading Finding the magic in January.
YAY AUTUMN!! My favourite time of the year is coming up and I am pretty freaking excited to wear massive cardigans and dark lipstick again. Summer 2016 has been amazing, and I read some seriously cool books this season, but I am looking forward to fireworks night and Halloween. Without further ado, here are the… Continue reading Summer reads // 2016
I’m not good with change. I find it stressful and anxiety inducing and just, ARGHHH. I like my routine, my comfort zone–it calms me. Even teeny-tiny changes that shouldn’t have any effect on me whatsoever, sometimes induces a panic. I’ve been working on my change aversion recently, trying to look on change positively. Because here’s… Continue reading Change.
Happy Wednesday, friends! I hope you are all having a good week! Today I am doing a book haul. I got a little spending money for Christmas, so of course I had to spend it on books! I’ve still got a few bits coming, but I’d thought I’d do a January book haul for you… Continue reading January Book Haul
Happy 2015 guys, I hope you’ve had a spectacular start to the year. This is my obligatory new years goals post, but first, lets look back at how I did at my 2014 goals: Books Read more classics – I want to read 6 this year! – I didn’t read as many classics as I… Continue reading 2015 Goals
I never thought that I would write a blog post with ‘dislocated knee’ in the title but unfortunately I did dislocate my knee last week. It sucks by the way. I’m quite squeamish about the whole thing and it’s painful and scary & I’m on crutches & I kind of feel like my entire life… Continue reading Reading Slumps & Dislocated Knees
1) The House of Hades by Rick Riordan – an amazing, action packed novel. This series is phenomenal and just keeps getting better. 2) The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman – Neil Gaiman is one of my favourite authors, so this may be a little biased but in my opinion… Continue reading Favourite Books of 2013
“Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a profoundly… Continue reading American Gods by Neil Gaiman Review
“It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here, and… Continue reading The Ocean at The End of The Lane by Neil Gaiman Review
Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every week we list a top ten of book related things! And this week is especially special because its Books, Writing, Tea’s 100th post!!! Woop! This week it is the Top Ten authors we automatically buy, so lets get started. Neil… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors!