January Round-Up

January Round-Up How did January treat you? What have been the highlights of this month for you? January has been a busy month for me – like most months it really seems to have flown past! I have been working full-time, with my last day of work being the 31st January. Considering that our baby…

2019 Blogging Stats

2019 Blogging Stats How has 2019 been for you? Has your blog grown or has it fallen by the wayside? Stats are those things that we all really care about, but somehow don’t talk about that often. People always say that we shouldn’t compare ourselves to others, but it is difficult not to care about…

August Round-Up

August Round-Up August has been a quiet month here on the blog, but a jam-packed one in real life! My family came to visit me, then we went to Austria for a few weeks to stay with my partner’s family, as well as finally spend some time exploring Vienna. One of my friend from Japan…

July Round-Up

July Round-Up July has whooshed past and I cannot quite believe that it is already August! I only finished school yesterday! (The children finished last Wednesday on the 24th, but I’ve been in sorting out my classroom for next year). July has been a quiet month for me on the blog due to lots of…

June Round-Up

June Round-Up June has, as always, been a jam-packed month although it doesn’t feel like it has flown by quite as quickly as some previous months…still, here we are, halfway through 2019 which seems a bit surreal! Now seems like a good time to take stock and see if I’ve actually managed to make a…

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…

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…

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…

January Round-Up

January Round-Up The first month of the New year has swooped past! How has your January been? Are you still keeping up your resolutions or do you need a reset? See my round-up for 2018, 2018 Blogging Stats or 2019 Goals. Books read Total: 35 Picture books: 17 Graphic novels: 0 Middle Grade: 6 Young…

2018: My Year in Books

2018: My Year in Books Farewell to 2018 and welcome to 2019! That is definitely going to take a bit of getting used to, as I still feel like 2018 has hardly begun. How has your year been? What have been your highlights? Which books have been your favourites? This was the first year that…

December Round-Up

December Round-Up So, here we are at the end of the year and it simultaneously feels as if it has flown by and taken forever! A lot has happened in the past month alone, with a mad rush at the end of term ( as always!), a nightmare journey through an airport where planes were…