It's been a bloomin' long wait but spring is finally here! The skies have been a beautiful blue all day in Lancaster UK and the warmer, longer days have already begun.
Spring is approaching! And with it comes longer and warmer days to spend in the garden reading. There are so many new releases coming out over Spring 2020, but here are six books that I can't wait to come out over Spring.
Growing up, I didn't really have the opportunity to travel and living in a small town meant aside from the ever-changing colours of the sky across the bay at sunset, life and my surroundings remained pretty much the same. My fascination with reading and writing became my escape from this world.
A lot can happen in two weeks . . . I haven't posted anything for two weeks. Firstly, this was because I was on holiday in Prague, then it was my birthday, then an idiot smacked my butt at work, then it was because I felt depressed and then I walked out of my job. … Continue reading The Start of “My Diary” and the End of my Hiatus
I will let this get to my head, Charles Dickens and I share the same birthday as each other. Obviously, this is a sign . . . right? Not just that but, as I have mentioned several times on my blog before, Dickens also stayed at the hotel where I work, alongside Wilkie Collins in … Continue reading Charles Dickens Birthday
The first month of 2020 is almost over, and as it comes to an end I realise I have bought more books than I am able to read one again. I am risking posting my January Book Haul too early, however, I am resisting the temptation to spend any more money. I am attempting to … Continue reading January 2020 Book Haul
If you live in the UK or are a lover of poetry, you will be very familiar with the name Robert Burns. Born on 25th January 1759 in the village of Alloway, Scotland, Burns is now regarded as the national poet of Scotland and a pioneer of the Romantic Movement within literature. Throughout his upbringing … Continue reading Happy Birthday Robert Burns – Burns Night
Set in 1845 Yorkshire, The Vanished Bride tells a fictional tale about the very real and fascinating, Brontë sisters. It is easy to see that the novel was penned by a true Brontë lover, as the author's adoration for the sisters is beautifully obvious on every page. Bella Ellis brings The Brontë Sisters back to … Continue reading The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis Book Review
It has been 200 years since the birth of one of the world's most famous literary sisters, Anne Brontë . . .
It's not only a new year, but it is also a new decade . . . Which my boss kindly pointed out means I have seen four decades on this planet. I am torn between a feeling of triumph for lasting this long and a sense of dread for the rapidly approaching wrinkles. With that … Continue reading 2020 Writing Goals