Small Book Haul!

Does one even “haul” books? Is this a thing? Well, I’m making it a thing, because if it isn’t already, it should be! As I sit here nibbling on some fig rolls, I’m silently scolding myself for spending more money on books- as if I didn’t already have enough– and metaphorically slapping myself on the…

BOOK REVIEW: Present Over Perfect, by Shauna Niequist

BOOK 35/40 Hello dearest readers! I hope you’re all keeping well and feeling as lovely as ever. So I am bringing you yet another book review- this week, I finished reading Shauna Niequist’s Present Over Perfect. I had heard rave reviews about this book- I’d seen some of the Robertson family Instagramming it, I’d seen other…

Reading Challenge, 2017

Helllloooooo Internet People! I hope you’re feeling lovely and wonderful this August afternoon. My boyfriend and I aren’t the most competitive people, but every year, we set ourselves a  “Reading Challenge”. The idea is, we set ourselves a goal of X number of books, and the first person to read that OR the person who…

Mad about books, and generally Mad.

Well hello there dearest Internet peoples! I hope you’re all having a lovely day. As I type, I am downing pints of blackcurrant squash and listening to the not-so-soothing tones of an impatient, barking Alfie. I’m slowly getting less dehydrated, but more stir crazy. SPEAKING of crazy, let’s talk about mental health- yay! (Smooth transition…

My Reading Challenge 2016

Oh hey Internet Peoples! I hope you’re all as beautiful and gorgeous as EVER! Reading books is a very different experience for different people. For some, it’s a way of learning- a necessity for classes, for exams, to learn a new skill. We absorb the words, so we can either blurt them back out through…

NY Times By the Book Tag

Hello, Internet Peoples! Something a little bit different for you today… I saw this tag over on this lovely lady’s blog – a seriously cool blog that you should most definitely check out! If you don’t know, I study English Lit at uni, and so this tag really appealed to me. If you like books, you…

Months the Fourth and Fifth: avril et mai

Hello Internet Peoples! I hope all’s good in the hood. I’m finally getting around to my (supposedly) monthly life update! I do apologise for the lack of frequency yet again; you might think that students are incredibly lazy, and you’d be right- but when exam season strikes, goodness knows we feel the flames under our…

Month the First: Janvier!

Hello Internet Peoples! I hope you’re all as well and fabulous as ever! Today’s post is dedicated to the wonderful month that is January! Now before I begin, I do realise that there are one million and twenty seven reasons to hate January… From the age of eleven onwards, depending on how long you stay…