It's been a good week folks! No panic attacks as of yet (fingers crossed) and I've actually managed to do some of the things on my list. I've been swimming twice this week - once after work and once before (early start, but I think it's actually doable). Swimming is one of very few exercises … Continue reading Year of Being a Boss Bitch: Week One
"Bates addresses so many "everyday" issues - from catcalling, to pornography, sexual assault, maternity (and paternity) issues, and gender equality. And, importantly, she includes men in this."
Tried to make it as unspoilery as possible, but naturally you can't talk about a plot without actually discussing a plot. As part of my New Year's Resolutions, I want to read 50 books this year, and The Martian is number 1/50. Admittedly, it's a weeny bit of a cheat, as I started reading it … Continue reading The Martian – Andy Weir – Book Review
I've been a fan of Sophie Kinsella since my German Exchange partner bought me Remember Me? As a going away gift. I was 14, and it was a brilliant reader. Straight after that I moved on to the Undomestic Goddess (the book that gave me unrealistic expectations of living in London and working in the … Continue reading My Not So Perfect Life – Sophie Kinsella – Book Review
Has anyone read Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella? Currently reading it at the moment, and it's one of the truest depictions of anxiety I've read in quite a while - not least down to the description of Audrey's "lizard brain": "So the one I could really do without is the lizard brain. Or the “amygdala,” as … Continue reading “Lizard Brain”
I have this single spark of inspiration; this one strand of a story I want to tell. I just don't know how to turn it into something better than a spark. I want the whole fireworks display. I used to love to write. Growing up I'd sit and write stories on my own in my … Continue reading Spark
I feel like I did the day I saw the last film in the cinema...crying my eyes out because it was all over. NAH. Just kidding. But here we are! 30 days later - I hope you've all enjoyed my 30 Day Challenge - please feel free to give it a go and pass … Continue reading Harry Potter Challenge – LAST DAY – Favourite Quote