This week, I have another book review for you all – being on furlough really gives you a lot of time to read!
Before I dive in to it, I just wanted to say that in light of current events and inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, I want to make a concerted effort to consume more content, including books, videos and podcasts from black people and POC.
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I really struggle with picking up books that are outside my comfort zone. It’s something I definitely need to do more of. I just get so sucked in by the idea of a new historical fiction or women’s fiction book that I find it hard to deviate. But I was recently invited to review a … More The Beekeeper of Aleppo | Books
I adore Jojo Moyes books – I’ve read a few of them now and loved them. Her newest book, The Giver of Stars, caught my eye in my local supermarket a few months ago. The gorgeous cover stood out on the shelf and I just had to buy it. This is the first historical novel … More The Giver of Stars Review | Books
Ragtime has been on my list of books to read since the dawn of time. I think it first made its way on to my to-read list back in my first year of uni (which was 9 years ago!) when we were given a list of books that our lecturers recommended. Since then, it’s been … More Ragtime Review | Books
Today, I thought I’d share a poem that I wrote for my mother a while ago – I only rediscovered it recently. My mam is my rock & my best friend – I love her to pieces. So this is for her:
As always, my bookshelves are absolutely bursting with books that I’m just desperate to get stuck into. I’ve found it really hard recently to find the time to read as I tend to fall asleep if I’m reading in bed. I’ve started to spend a bit of time each morning with my books so hopefully, … More 5 Books I’d Love To Curl Up With This Winter | Books
I’ve always wanted to go to Scotland and considering it’s not that far away, I’m surprised that I just haven’t made it there before. The Isle of Skye caught my eye on Pinterest a few years ago because of the absolutely stunning Fairy Pools and I was determined to get there one day. My boyfriend … More A Trip to Skye & A Proposal | Travel
Last month, I was lucky enough to go along to the Monaco Yacht Show on a work trip. I was so excited to go but I was also very nervous as I wasn’t sure what to expect!
Well, it has been a busy, busy summer! I’ve been on holiday to Montboyer, started a fantastic new job and just got back from a work trip to Monaco. Although life has felt like a bit of a whirlwind recently, I have been able to get stuck into a few books along the way. Here … More Best Books I’ve Read This Year | Books
The Hay Festival is an absolute must for any bookworm. Set in the idyllic town of Hay-on-Wye, the Hay Festival brings together authors, musicians and literary scholars from around the world to discuss current affairs and new ideas.