Reading is one of my first loves and this year really gave me the time to reconnect with that love. With the busy-ness of my uni years, I fell out of the habit of reading for fun but with so … Continue reading 2020 in books – my top 10 favourites, recommendations and stats
Times are really weird just now, eh? We’re all stuck at home and having to get used to the new normal. Anyone who knows me will know that I am a non-stop person, always keeping busy, juggling projects because that’s … Continue reading What do I do next?
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
In the week leading up to Christmas my family departed on a wee city break. Firstly this was important because it was a 50th birthday present to my mum this year, but secondly, it was important because all 5 of … Continue reading Magical Christmastime in London
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
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!
This next piece came from my final year of secondary education where I gratefully took advanced higher English, the highest qualification that a Scottish pupil can achieve in high school and I absolutely loved it. There were only 4 of … Continue reading White Horse | High School English Portfolio #3