I say fast approaching, my birthday is actually at the end of February so I have a little while before I wave goodbye to my twenties. However, with how quickly this year has gone by it really feels as though it is around the corner. I wanted to write this post today because it's been… Continue reading Fast approaching 30
I put the photo above on Instagram this morning, it's one of the pathways inside The National Botanic Garden of Wales. It's a nice picture, well, I think so anyway. It's pretty and perhaps most people would look at it and say 'ah that's lovely' and then not give it a second thought, and that's fine,… Continue reading Inner child versus outer adult
It's that time again, a new month, so I'm going to share with you my highs, lows, and standout moments for October. I hope that you enjoy reading! All my roundup posts for this year so far will be linked at the end if you haven't already checked them out and would like to. As… Continue reading My October in a nutshell
Just in time for Halloween I wanted to share my top film picks for the spooky season. I love horror films, it's my go-to genre so this list could have been a lot longer! It took ages to narrow it down to the ones that I have chosen so I hope that you enjoy reading!… Continue reading Top film picks for the spooky season
Seeing as it's the spooky season, I thought it would be fun to write something that not only honours this time of year, but also asks a question, because I love this style of post. With that in mind, do leave a comment at the end if you would like to join the discussion! Now,… Continue reading Could you live somewhere that has a murky past?
TITLE: Goodnight Mister Tom AUTHOR: Michelle Magorian PUBLISHED: 1981 SYNOPSIS Set against the backdrop of the Second World War, Goodnight Mister Tom tells the tale of William Beech, a young boy evacuated from his home in London to a small village in the country. William is a quiet and withdrawn young boy who is afraid… Continue reading A book review: Goodnight Mister Tom
A couple of days ago I found myself retrieving two takeaway menus, four supermarket special offer flyers, and a leaflet offering new windows from where they had been stuffed into my letterbox. Just like I always do I wrestled them free, had a quick look to make sure no regular post was mixed up in… Continue reading Cold calling, door to door, junk mail. Is there a need for it?
I went to an antiques fair with a friend of mine a couple of weeks ago. It was really fun! I didn't pick up much but I did enjoy looking at everything and considering the journey that the pieces had been on up to this point. My lack of purchases was more than made up… Continue reading Where did it come from, and where has it been?
TITLE: The Bunker Diary AUTHOR: Kevin Brooks PUBLISHED: 2013 SYNOPSIS Told in diary format, this is the story of Linus, an abducted teenage boy, held in captivity in what appears to be an underground bunker. The only way in and out is via a lift. With no clues as to who is holding him hostage time… Continue reading A book review: The Bunker Diary
I love autumn, but then you're probably already aware of that if this isn't your first time here...I can be a bit of broken record! I just love that it's such a cosy time of year! The nights draw in earlier, you can more often than not fall asleep to the sound of the rain,… Continue reading My favourite autumn quotes