Books

Why I’m putting Les Misérables to one side…again

My parents gave me my copy of Les Misérables. It was going to be the book that I read to pass the time in between beginning Maternity Leave and having the baby. Well, Maternity Leave began in April 2019, and my daughter was born at the end of May 2019 and yet I didn't pick… Continue reading Why I’m putting Les Misérables to one side…again

Books · Interests

Which is better…one book at a time or multiple books at once?

My post today is inspired by when I went to pick up a book earlier on (yes I'm finally back reading again), and I realised that I am reading four books at the same time, which is the most I've ever had on the go at once. It made me think about how my reading… Continue reading Which is better…one book at a time or multiple books at once?

The everyday

Can an ambitious person ever be satisfied?

This is a question that I've often considered, but never managed to definitively answer. Usually my conclusion is no, an ambitious person will never truly be satisfied, but this isn't always where I end up. Sometimes I think otherwise. I suppose if I'm honest I don't know, and that is why I wanted to write… Continue reading Can an ambitious person ever be satisfied?

Books · Interests

New books or old books, which is better?

This post was inspired by a couple of gifts that I received from my boyfriend for my birthday. He gave me a really old copy of my favourite book Pride and Prejudice and a really old copy of a Dickens that I shockingly haven't read: Oliver Twist. I actually surprised myself with how made up I was with them.… Continue reading New books or old books, which is better?

Books

Is a collection of short stories bound to bring disappointment?

When I ask this I am referring to a collection of short stories by multiple authors. I don't personally read a lot of short story collections, in fact, the only one that comes to mind is Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories, which you can read my review for here if you haven't already and would… Continue reading Is a collection of short stories bound to bring disappointment?