MCM Blogger Brunch and Comic Con

MCM Blogger Brunch and Comic Con I was delighted to be invited to attend the very first MCM Blogger Brunch, with access to the main MCM ComicCon after the brunch finished. Thank you so much to Jamie-Lee Nardone for my invitation! Originally, I was just going to wear jeans and a t-shirt, but figured that…

May Round-Up

May Round-Up Wow, this month went fast! A quick half-term in school, our residential (taking the Year 3s camping!), a blogger brunch at MCM Comic Con and lots of reading! I honestly don’t know where this month has gone… How has May been for you? Check out my monthly round-ups for January, February , March…

Win a book of your choice! Book giveaway!

Book Giveaway – win a book of your choice! Recently I hit 2500 followers on Twitter and nearly 1000 here on the blog – yay! Thank you all so much for your support. To say thank you and to celebrate I have decided to offer the prize of any book of your choice up to…

5 things I’ve learnt from a year of blogging

5 things I’ve learnt from a year (and a bit!) of blogging I started blogging just over a year and  half ago, after thinking about it for a long time. In university we had to create a blog with classmates for an assignment, so I decided to bite the bullet and create my own blog…

April Round -Up

April Round-Up Welcome back to the April edition of my monthly round-ups! Can you believe that we’re now a third of the way through 2019? I don’t know where the time has gone! How has 2019 been treating you so far? Check out my monthly round-ups for January, February and March. Books read Total: 37…

5 Popular YA books that I haven’t read yet

Popular YA books that I haven’t read yet Have you read any of these books? Which should I read first? How many books have you picked up because of seeing a picture of it on Instagram, spotting a tweet on Twitter or seeing it in the window of a bookshop? How many have you picked…

Book Review: The Burning

Book Review: The Burning The Burning Written by Laura Bates 352 pages Published by Simon and Schuster Publication date: 21st February 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): ‘The Burning lights a fire in you – one that makes you want to fight for change and ignite sparks in others so the fire spreads and spreads.’ – HOLLY BOURNE …

6 ways to practise self-care that don’t involve a face mask!

6 ways to practise self-care that don’t involve a face mask Self-care has become big business in recent years, with almost every company selling products designed to de-stress or pamper yourself. While all these things are great, self-care can be a lot more basic and simple than buying expensive cosmetics. When you’re having a down…

Books I Want to Read But Don’t Want to Read Yet…

Books I Want to Read But Don’t Want to Read Yet… Hello everybody and Happy Thursday! Today, I’m going to be doing the Books I Want to Read tag, which I found on Amy’s blog. @GoldenBooksGirl. When I first saw this title I simply thought, “What? Don’t you mean every book that has been written,…

March Round-Up

March Round-Up March was a very quiet month for me on the blog because I wasn’t here at all! Having moved into our house at the end of February and going back to work too soon before I had fully recovered, most days were spent sleeping after getting in from work. Here’s hoping that April…

February Round-Up

February Round-Up Yes, I know that this is very very late (it’s April!) but I still wanted to highlight some amazing books I read during this month, even if it was rather a quiet month on the blogging front due to me having surgery and moving house. See my January Round-Up See my round-up for…

How to pick yourself back up after a fall

How to pick yourself back up after a fall Happy Monday everyone! This is my first post in a while and it has been a tough month. How did March treat you? I posted at the end of February about my reasons for taking a break, but I am excited to now be dipping my…