Seasonal

Could you live somewhere that has a murky past?

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?

Books

Does a personal message in a book increase the sentimental value and should we all be writing them?

Books are given as gifts all the time aren't they? Sometimes a lot of thought has been put into it, sometimes it is following a request from the recipient, sometimes it is just an impulse buy. The list of reasons goes on and on. I'm sure we have all given and received books as gifts… Continue reading Does a personal message in a book increase the sentimental value and should we all be writing them?

The everyday

When does being honest tip over into being rude?

You hear people say all the time that they are 'upfront and honest', they 'tell it like it is' and then 'at least people know where they stand'. It's worn as a badge of honour, it is the most positive attribute to be an honest person. Honesty is great, lying is not. We all know… Continue reading When does being honest tip over into being rude?

The everyday

Are you a morning person or a night owl?

I'm really intrigued. What makes somebody a morning person or a night owl? I'm not really either. I work shift work and as a result my body clock is pretty much all over the place. Sure, there are down sides to this but the positive is that I can now literally sleep anywhere and at… Continue reading Are you a morning person or a night owl?

Books · The everyday

Is it anti-social to look forward to some time alone?

Sometimes you read something and it just speaks to you doesn't it? A simple sentence or phrase that somebody else has spoken but you feel as though the words could have come from your mouth. This is how I felt when I read the quote above. I love socialising, I crave quality time making memories… Continue reading Is it anti-social to look forward to some time alone?

Books

‘Classic’ literature: must you read it to discuss it?

What is your immediate reaction to that quote? Do you agree or disagree with his words? I came across this quote recently and it stopped me in my tracks. It really got me thinking and stayed with me enough to make me compelled to write this post. It made me realise how many 'classic' books… Continue reading ‘Classic’ literature: must you read it to discuss it?