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
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.
My friend Emma lent me Follow Your Gut by Rob Knight a few months ago & I finally got around to reading it towards the end of last year. I’m always interested in wellbeing but gut health was something I knew little about. I didn’t even know what microbes were, let alone that I have 100 … More Follow Your Gut | Books
The Day We Disappeared by Lucy Robinson is a book that’s been on my shelf for about 10 million years. I originally picked it up at a Penguin event I went to back in 2015 (that time I crammed all the free books into 2 bags!) and it’s been winking at me ever since. I … More The Day We Disappeared Review | Books
I have no idea what has happened this year. Apart from the world apparently going completely mad, I’ve hardly read any books! Five. That’s how bad. Just five. Shocking. Anyway, I thought I’d do a review of one of them because, why not?
A couple of years ago, I read Probably Nothing by Matilda Tristram – a picture book that depicted a woman’s battle with cancer. It stayed with me because it was so different and it was such a unique way of talking about such a difficult topic. So when Hot Key Books sent me Night Shift by Debi Gliori, I was … More Night Shift Review | Books