I find true crime stories fascinating for many reasons, and there are enough screwed up people in the world to have produced loads stories to find out about. I will preface this now by saying that I do not enjoy … Continue reading The fascination with true crime
I just finished reading Meg Jay’s book called 20: The Defining Decade where she aims to explain why our twenties matter and how to make the most of that time of your life. I will say that I didn’t particularly … Continue reading Making the most of your twenties
We’re just over half way through the year and I’ve completed my totally achievable, way too easy Goodreads challenge of reading 12 books in 2017. And while I bump up my goal to read even more in the second half … Continue reading Mid-year reading round up
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
I have been thinking about sharing these for a while, partly because I miss having the time and conditions to regularly write creatively and have a someone who is willing to edit my work (thanks Miss A!) I am going … Continue reading Henry’s Shadow | High School English Portfolio #1
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