I’m the first to admit, I am woman with many bad habits… Leaving tea bags on the side, my car is a tip and, my personal favourite, eating lime pickle … Continue Reading Bad habits, why am I always late?
Here we are at the end of January, how are we all doing? No, really, how are we doing? Because let’s be honest, this month has been a hell of … Continue Reading One month down….
The Girl with the Louding Voice is another book that had been on my radar for a while, I’d seen so many people rave about it, having just finished it, … Continue Reading Book Review: The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré
This week, I got to work on an incredibly important yet often unreported story around the family court system in the UK. It’s an issue I’ve spent a lot of … Continue Reading Failings in the family courts
Today marks an entire year of blogging! Actually, it was Wednesday but work was crazy, and I didn’t find the time to finish writing this post. So, here’s my story. … Continue Reading 12 months of blogging!
A few months ago, I was interviewing a man for work when for some reason, and I still can’t work out why, he asked me if I had children. When … Continue Reading Book Review: Untamed by Glennon Doyle
“They burned down the market the day Vivek Oji died”. Firstly, I want to say thank you to Kristin over @Kristinkravesbooks for bringing this to my attention – it was … Continue Reading Book Review: The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi
And we’re up and running with the first book of 2021 – Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell. I actually finished this last weekend but have only just gotten around to … Continue Reading Book Review: Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell
This is something I wrote a few days ago in the middle of writing slump – I’d started and abandoned four different blog posts and was growing increasingly frustrated. I … Continue Reading The benefits of having a fringe…..
It’s taken me days to figure out what to write. Every time I’ve come to type I’ve hit a great big bloody wall after three sentences, deleted and closed my … Continue Reading Hello 2021….getting back into the news.
Almost an entire year of reading and blogging, it’s been so much fun, and I’ve read some fantastic books. Obviously this time of year naturally lends itself to reviewing and … Continue Reading My Favourite Books of 2020
I’ve been thinking about the books I’ve read over the past 12 months. I’ve been largely lucky; I have enjoyed the majority of books I’ve read. However, there have been … Continue Reading My most disappointing reads of 2020
I have been looking for a good thriller to read ALL YEAR. I’d been burnt a couple of times by books masquerading as thrillers (and being anything but) or being … Continue Reading Book Review: The Daughter In Law by Nina Manning
Just under a year ago, during a pretty bleak January, I set myself a single challenge – to read at least 52 books this year, or, a book a week. … Continue Reading Book Review: Dear Reader by Cathy Rentzenbrink
Today marks a significant landmark (for me at least). Many people will see it as frivolous and maybe it is, but I’ve done it, I’ve managed an entire year without … Continue Reading One Year Shop Free
I remember seeing Haleh Agar tweet about her debut novel Out of Touch peak pandemic*, it was definitely not the book launch she anticipated or dreamed of. I really felt … Continue Reading Out of Touch by Haleh Agar #bookreview