It has been 200 years since the birth of one of the world's most famous literary sisters, Anne Brontë . . .
Today marks the birthday of the fine English Playwrite and Novelist, Wilkie Collins. Born on 8th January 1824 in London, and he became one of literature's most adored authors.
Every day on my way to work, I pass eleven charity shops, all selling random books for less than £3. Then, there is a giant Waterstones, conveniently next door to where I work. This results in a lot of unnecessary spending, which I really can't afford, all on books which I won't get to reading … Continue reading October Book Haul
It had been years since I had left home . . . Having a love for roaming alone, Walking along the cobblestones, An "old soul" reminiscing about long ago. The bow window and the park below, With trees of yellow, red and gold, The literature carved into the stone, The view of the chateau at … Continue reading Step Outside
Write about the secret love of your life. He was always there. He made her laugh more than she had ever laughed before. He made her smile wider than she knew she could. He held her together when her whole world was falling apart. Seldom did she find comfort in others, but he was her … Continue reading Writing Prompt #19
It took so long to leave because... He had texted her to meet him at six-thirty on platform two or he would leave without her and they would never see each other again. She had every intention of going, she loved him. She sat on a boulder on the promenade, forty feet away from the … Continue reading Writing Prompt #18
Write about the three most powerful emotions. According to psychologist Paul Eckman, there were six basic human emotions: happiness, sadness, fear, disgust, anger, and surprise. To stop my (annoying) brain from over analysing the difference between emotions and feelings, I am playing by this rule. Out of these, I feel that I have experienced happiness, … Continue reading Writing Prompt #17
It was only when I was putting together this list that I realised I definitely appear to have developed a reading comfort zone. Perhaps September should be a month of trying out new genres for me, but for now, here are five books that are due to release in September 2019 and I am super … Continue reading September 2019 Book Releases
**Spoiler Alert** I have always loved subscription boxes. The excitement of receiving a little present to myself in the post each month helps me get through the working weeks. When I was younger I tried lots of different beauty boxes and loved receiving little goodies that I might not usually pick up myself. So this … Continue reading The Bookishly Classic Book Crate Review
Write about a boy who saw things differently. In a world where the gift of deep thinking is treated as "overthinking". Overthinking insinuates thinking beyond what we ought to as if our imaginations have limitations. Deep thinkers are the people who make scientific discoveries, create the most useful and awe-inspiring inventions and write unforgettable literature … Continue reading Writing Prompt #13