With a new year comes a new blog post. Now I know it’s been a long time and somewhere along the journey of a hectic 2017 the blog got a little forgotten. I spent a good proportion of 2017 trying to get the balance between all the different components of my life just right and […]Read More New Years Resolution – 2018 Edition
Back in May, I was lucky enough to meet Paige Toon at her Bluewater signing. A busy teaching schedule has meant that I am only now getting to blog about it, in August three months later! I was excited to meet her as I am a big fan of her books and am currently working […]Read More Meeting Paige Toon & ‘The Last Piece of My Heart’ Review
July’s books of the month are taking a young adult theme. I’ve chosen a selection of young adult reads to try this month. After hearing good things, about all three of the books I decided to give them a go and offer my perspective. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling Now, […]Read More Books of the Month – July Edition
A few months back, I was lucky enough to be able to make the trip of a lifetime with my mum to New York. We managed to jam pack our trip with excursions, sightseeing and lots of walking. So, I thought I’d share a few of the trips we took with you as well as […]Read More NEW YORK, NEW YORK! My must-see guide to the ‘Big Apple’
Now, I know what you’re thinking. This post sounds all too familiar. Hasn’t she written a post like this before? It’s true I have. I wrote a post shortly after Christmas when I took a month off blogging to have a well deserved break. I wrote a few blog posts following my break and then […]Read More Guess who’s back?
‘Stay Where You Are Then Leave’ by John Boyne Having read ‘The Boy in Striped Pyjamas’, I was excited to hear that John Boyne had published another book exploring life in the war. This book follows the life of a young boy called Alfie, whose life changes after the start of the First World War. […]Read More Children’s Books of the Month – March 2017
This week’s quote is thinking about failure. It happens to all of us. We all have instances where despite our best efforts our plans haven’t quite worked out the way we anticipated. But, as Winston Churchill once said neither success or failure are final. Just because we’ve failed that doesn’t mean we stop trying and […]Read More Motivational Monday