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Why I Write

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 as my mind wondered into another creative realm. My chaotic…

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Mini Reviews: Thrills, Tension and Trust

Thrillers, psychological fiction, suspense stories – there’s something about mind games, unreliable narrators and devious characters that makes me gravitate towards this genre. I love a novel which can challenge my expectations. A novel I can’t put down until I’ve unveiled the unknown. Each of the three books featured in…

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Little Things 8

Yoga Practice, Notebook Obsessed & Slow Pancake Mornings Happy weekend! This week my parents booked flights to visit me in Madrid for the end of February which I’m oh so excited about. I also enrolled on a Japanese course, 3 hours classes taught in Spanish every Friday. So, with the…

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9 Ways to Read More Books

You want to read more? Perfect. So, how exactly do you do it? Make it a habit. As with any habit you wish to pursue, you should schedule time for reading.

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Little Things 7

If you’re new around here, these are laid-back, life-lately posts in which I share a round-up of weekly favourites. These are my favourite posts to create. I want to commemorate the little joys from my past week, whether that’s 2 things or 20 things. From TV shows and podcasts to new purchases and foodie finds, I hope you enjoy having a nose at what’s been on my radar each week.

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Blackberry and Wild Rose by Sonia Velton

Author: Sonia Velton Published: January 2019 Pages: 416 Rating: 5 stars Historical fiction wins my heart once again. The cover art for this alone was enough to make me fall head over heels in love with this book.  Blackberry and Wild Rose is an atmospheric novel set in Spitalfields, a…

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Outside by Sarah Ann Juckes

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.

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Two Thousand and Nineteen

Today marks the second day of the brand new year, and I am so ready for it. For many of us, January means a fresh start and new notebooks, ready to tackle the year ahead. Far and wide, people are strolling into January wearing their rose-tinted glasses and setting themselves…

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The 10 Best Books I Read This Year

Aside from my lack of non-fiction reads, I read an array of genres across 2018. So, although it was difficult whittling them down I thought I’d share the 10 best books I read this year.

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The Madrid Diaries: Coming Home for Christmas

I’m soon to be watching Elf for the 97th time, losing count of how many quality streets I’ve eaten, all while cosying up in front of the Christmas tree. With three months of my year abroad complete, I thought it was time to reflect and share some musings of my time in Madrid so far.

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