2020 Resolutions

2020 Resolutions   What are you hoping to achieve in 2020? Do you enjoy making New Year’s Resolutions or prefer not to make them? Do you have any tips to help keep your resolutions? Every year, when the Christmas decorations have disappeared from the shops, books about healthy eating, cleaning products and organizational aids fill…

And then there were three…new adventures in 2020!

And then there were three…new adventures in 2020! Happy New Year everyone and I hope that 2020 is treating you well already. As I mentioned yesterday, in my post about the highs and lows of 2019, there is one more piece of exciting news that I would like to share with the world. As soon…

Highs and Lows of 2019

Highs and Lows of 2019 2019 is over and here we are at the beginning of a new year and a new decade! Can you believe it? I have to admit that looking back at 2019 has reminded me of just how much has happened this year, and seeing people posting about what has changed…

Happy Birthday to me!

Happy Birthday to me!   Hope that everyone is having a great week! I know that I should probably have given up being excited by my birthday by now, especially as it is pretty much always freezing and grey, but I believe in trying to find joy in the little things so I’m going to…

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…

Gift books for Christmas

Gift Books for Christmas Books are the perfect gift at Christmas – at least for me! I love getting books and I love picking out books for other people as it is always fun trying to find something that suits everyone. This is a bumper list, although I have had to be really strict so…

Multilingual flashcard: Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to me! This is just to say thank you to everyone who has taken the time to say Happy Birthday today! While a birthday isn’t as much of an event for adults as it often is for children, I have been really touched by how many people have wished me well today and…

Multilingual flashcard: Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day in 10 languages They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. For the Fallen, by Robert Laurence Binyon Today we celebrate 100 years since the…

Six for Sunday: Dream Bookish Events

Six for Sunday: Dream Bookish Events Welcome back for another week of #SixforSunday! This week the prompt is Dream Bookish Events. It seems like it will be a tough one! I have only recently started attending bookish events and am still too nervous a lot of the time to go up and introduce myself to…

An Evening with Catherine Doyle

An Evening with Catherine Doyle I was lucky enough to attend the book launch for Catherine Doyle’s new book, The Storm Keeper’s Island at Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday 3rd July. It was a brilliant evening, but July has been a crazy month so it has taken me this long to write it up! The Storm…

May Round-Up

May Round-Up May has been an incredibly busy month, like every month before it seems! I have attended a few bookish events, including the London book launch for Louise O’Neill’s The Surface Breaks, a YA Fantasy Panel with Sally Green, Taran Matharu, David Owen and Alice Broadway and Oliver Jeffers at the V&A. I gained…