You might have noticed that things are looking slightly different around here. Yes, my little slice of the internet has had a refresh! It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now – make my blog slightly more
If you would have told me one year ago that this blog would still be up and running I wouldn’t have believed you. To my own detriment, I’m someone who starts projects but rarely completes them. My notebooks are half-filled
Call me crazy, but I love nothing more than waking up early. Weekend or not, I prefer slow mornings in which I can give myself the time to get ready for the day ahead while feeling calm and level-headed. My
Ever since I could spell my name I’ve loved to write. I’d write stories set in whimsical lands, vignettes about character’s adventures, magazines made from flimsy folded A4 paper, you name it. A stash of notebooks mounted, most left unfinished
Outside follows the story of Ele, who is held captive in a small room by a man known as ‘Him’. Ele is determined to prove there is a world Outside. And when she finds a hole in the wall, the proof starts leaking in.
“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
I’ve only read two of her novels, but after reading Persuasion, I’ve fallen irr...
classics, favourites, fiction, and romance
2019 seems to have become the year I read strikingly unique works of fiction that take the art of writing to new extremes. From Max Porter’s Lanny to Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ali Smith’s Autumn is another novel to w...
contemporary, cover-appreciation, fiction, library, and series
YA dystopian novels were my favourites to read while I was in school, so I was intrigued to see if this would live up to my 15-year-old self’s standards. I’m not sure whether it’s because I’m older, or because the book is ...
dystopian, fiction, romance, series, and young-adult