A research seminar at Bath Spa University, chaired by Maggie Gee (who also spoke at the Past, Present, and Future … Continue Reading Empathy at work: Empathy and reading and writing.
Huge Thank you to Ambient Literature, Bath Spa, and everyone else involved who made this talk possible. I have never … Continue Reading The past, present, and future of reading.
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
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
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.
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
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.