Jun 28, 2017

I’m a huge lover of books, and when it comes to moving house these are the bulk of my prized possessions that I have to heave up stairs and find a new home for. I’d seen friends on Twitter talk of having a ‘reading slump’ and couldn’t really relate as it isn’t something I’d ever […]

Mar 28, 2015

If you follow me on Twitter, you will know I am not a very active individual and that I love stuffing my face with delicious food more than anything else. Earlier this year, I set out to actually stick to a resolution of losing weight and generally improving my fitness, as I had reached the […]

Oct 22, 2014

Winter is coming.. knit faster! It’s been about four years since I first taught myself how to crochet, after seeing an advert for a new crochet magazine on the TV. I was on the lookout for a new hobby to try, and I used to enjoy knitting as a child (but had long since forgotten how […]

Sep 02, 2014

On My Amazon Wishlist.. If you’re anything like me, as soon as someone tells me what they’re reading if I’m not already in a bookshop buying it, I’m adding it to my Amazon wishlist. As you can imagine, it’s become a pretty extensive wishlist so this will be a small selection of my wishlist – […]

May 18, 2014

30k in 35 Days I love a challenge, and I’m sure everyone is familiar with our old friend procrastination. I’ve had the idea for a book for about 2 years, and I had probably written about 200 words in total and given up. I had various friends telling me to just get on with it, […]

May 07, 2014

The Bank Holiday Monday just gone, I had the opportunity to attend a talk given by one of my favourite authors, Irvine Welsh, about his new book, The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins. Earlier in the week, I had tweeted about attending the talk and to see if anyone else I knew on Twitter was […]

May 03, 2014

Book Break Have you heard? Pan Macmillan now have a monthly YouTube series called Book Break, where they talk to a panel of authors about their books, put quick-fire questions to other authors, and more recently, offer aspiring authors the chance to pitch their book ideas to the panel in a section titled ‘Life’s A […]

Apr 25, 2014

52 Books in 52 Weeks I’ve always been inspired by people who set themselves reading challenges of X amount of books over X amount of weeks / months. Whilst I am an avid reader, I found the idea of setting myself a target of reading a certain number of books over the course of a […]