Highlands Adventure

Highlands Adventure

In early April I went to Scotland for the first time. I’d heard Scotland was pretty, but I don’t think I had ever fully appreciated the truth of that adjective until I saw the Scottish landscape with my own eyes. I spent my time in the Highlands, around Loch Ness. For the duration of the holiday […]

August 31, 2016
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Recent Absence

Recent Absence

I haven’t been on the blog much over the past few weeks, unfortunately. I had just gotten back into the swings of things too! I was posting a review every week and doing the odd Top Ten Tuesday. So why did it all stop suddenly? Well… Sometimes life can be a roller coaster (and I’m […]

August 23, 2016
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Book Review: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Book Review: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

The Unexpected Everything is a perfect summer read. It’s a good 500 pages long but never drags, in my opinion. The story takes place over a summer filled with fun, drama, and a perfectclimate for character development. Dogs Andie prefers to be as in control as possible by keeping herself to a tight plan. Her […]

July 18, 2016
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Ten Facts About Me

Ten Facts About Me

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.  Each week they provide a topic for a Top Ten list. Check out the link to see what topics they have planned for the coming weeks. This week’s topics is ‘Top Ten Facts About Me’. I wasn’t sure what exactly people would want to know, […]

July 12, 2016
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Book Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Book Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Ah, The Song of Achilles. The best Iliad retelling I have ever had the pleasure to read. I can’t promise not to hint at spoilers in here, just to warn you. Reconnecting Every time I dare to read this book it breaks me apart and leaves me severely emotionally compromised, I first read it in […]

July 11, 2016
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Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses is the first installment in a new series from Sarah J. Maas, following the success of her ongoing Throne of Glass series. As a keen reader of the Throne of Glass books I was really interested in seeing what other kinds of stories and protagonists Maas has to share. […]

July 3, 2016
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Bridge Builder

Bridge Builder

A Political Interlude You’ve probably already heard about the recent referendum that took place in the UK, asking us whether we wanted to remain a member of the EU or leave it. There were discussions taking place everywhere I went in the lead up to the vote.  At work, at home, over text message with […]

June 26, 2016
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On the Plus Side (4)

On the Plus Side (4)

On the Plus Side is a feature on my blog that covers the positive things that have happened to me recently. Today is a Bank Holiday in the UK which means I get to spend an extra day gaming and reading books. I’ve been having a hard time with some work related things lately (I’m on […]

May 30, 2016
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Spoil Me Rotten

Spoil Me Rotten

I unashamedly love spoilers.  I prefer to know what’s going to happen in a piece of media I plan to experience than be taken by surprise.  This is not because I hate surprises as such. The fact of the matter is that I am simply impatient. Stories are my jam, they make me excited. I’m hungry for great narrative […]

May 18, 2016
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The Time I Saw Derren Brown

The Time I Saw Derren Brown

Earlier this month I went to see Derren Brown’s newest stage show, Miracle. I watched it during its run at The Grand in Wolverhampton (which is a lovely, old fashioned theatre). Seeing Derren Brown perform live is a totally brilliant experience. If you’re looking for a chance to be amazed and want to give your mind […]

April 24, 2016
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