Originally published in the Bridport News. I wrote for them, once a week, as a guest columnist. Books are beginning to find their place online. Whilst this allows exploration of new genres and new authors in the reassurance of reviews and ratings … Continue Reading The Goodreads effect: Competitive reading?
I’ve had this tag on the back burner for a while now. It was a post I contemplated doing at the beginning of this blog’s life as a way of showing and exploring some of my bookish opinions but it … Continue Reading Book tag: Unpopular opinions.
Note: I have a physical disability, Cerebral Palsy, but I am very unlikely to have had the same experiences as … Continue Reading Inspired by and in response to Louise Gornall.
Last Saturday I had the best day. It was fun, it was exciting, it was inspiring, it was exhausting, it was great. Last Saturday I attended Bath Children’s Literature Festival. It was a complete fluke that I went; I didn’t … Continue Reading Book Haul: Bath Children’s Literature Festival
Last week was all about catching up with friends who I had not seen in a while; having a natter … Continue Reading Book haul: Friends and books
It’s is so typical; I go with undue confidence onto social media and exclaim with great enthusiasm ‘go and check out my blog, new posts every weekend’, and then, as I should have predicted, I miss two of my self-given … Continue Reading Life update: University
Originally published in the Bridport News. I wrote for them, once a week, as a guest columnist. My mum and I are similar in many ways. However, my buying of books as often as I do is not something we agree on. … Continue Reading Treat them just like old friends.
World suicide prevention day was yesterday. According to the World Health Organisation around 800,000 people die by suicide each year and up to 25 times as many people make a suicide attempt. This is a tragic and saddening statistic is … Continue Reading World Suicide Prevention day 2016
Title: Under rose-tainted skies Author: Louise Gornall Publication: July 2016 by Chicken House Ltd Tempted by glowing reviews on Goodreads, … Continue Reading Book Review: Under rose-tainted skies.
Originally published in the Bridport News. I write for them, each week, as a guest columnist. Authors possess an incredible … Continue Reading The magic authors can conjure up.
Photo: HarperCollins London branch is located inside the incredibly impressive News Building. I loved every second of the placement, and that is no exaggeration. I was initially a little disappointed when told I would be working in Communications as I … Continue Reading Work experience: My week at HarperCollins
(Picture credit) It should come as no surprise that I love books, after all, this is a book blog, but there are some that hold an extra special place in my heart. With that in mind and after finding and adoring … Continue Reading The books that made me.
This was not supposed to be today’s post. I had today’s post all planned, I knew which image I was … Continue Reading A walk through a small village.
Like any Potterhead, when I was told I was going to be in Edinburgh for a weekend I started planning … Continue Reading Harry Potter and the weekend in Edinburgh
So, I didn’t really want to make this my first proper post because it’s not about books. My plan was to write it and save it until after I had published a post about books but then I thought ‘Oh … Continue Reading Wheelchairs in Scotland.
This summer has, inadvertently, become about focus and goals. I have had the chance to take on some amazing experiences which have been fantastic in their own right, but have also provided me with something I wasn’t expecting and definitely … Continue Reading Inspired.