The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is my favourite time of year. There is so much to do in the city that by the end of the month you’re completely burnt out – which is self-inflicted but I wouldn’t have it any … Continue reading My Fringe binge and festival faves
Okay, so I took a detour from the endeavour to inhale as much of the fiction that-you-should’ve-read-by-now and read what is possibly my first non-fiction novel for fun. Initially maybe a little strange because it’s something I’m not used to … Continue reading Book review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Regulars by Georgia Clark was such a breath of fresh air. A nice gripping but light read to follow my arduous struggle with Go Set A Watchman, but enough about that. The book came into my periphery after wonderful YouTuber/novelist/musical … Continue reading Book Review: The Regulars by Georgia Clark
When it comes to asking me what I’d like for Christmas, you generally can’t go wrong with a book. Especially if, like my mother, you make your selection based on my Goodreads list. Christmas 2016 is now to be known … Continue reading Christmas Book Haul!
My confidence in these pieces grew year on year, and I think of this wee dramatic trilogy, this one is my favourite. I was studying The Great Gatsby for the textual analysis part of my Higher English course in S5 … Continue reading Colour in the Valley | High School English Portfolio #2
Room by Emma Donoghue is such an incredible and compelling story and a really great read. Initially, it takes a wee minute to warm up to because of the syntax of our narrator Jack and for the action to start … Continue reading Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue
So the story of how I discovered this bookshop all begins with, funnily enough, a book. The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George is a read that I could not recommend enough. I read it last summer and it is honestly the … Continue reading Word on the Water | The best bookshop ever