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
1. In the Time We Lost by Carrie Hope Fletcher Published: 17 October 2019 Genre: Romance novel, Magical Realism, Psychological Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romantic fantasy See January 2020 Book Haul 2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Published: 13th September 2011 Genre: Novel, Romance novel, Fantasy, Fantasy Fiction, High fantasy The circus arrives without warning. … Continue reading My 2020 Reading List
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
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'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
Write about what you wish you had said . . . You would go about your daily life and I would watch in awe. As you were getting ready for work, I would gaze at you and think about how lucky I was to wake up to you every morning. As you drove away, I … Continue reading Writing Prompt No.21
I fear there's no escape, from an inconsequencial fate, From the tears held back, from the hands that suffocate. I'm frustrated, that year after year, Has led me nowhere, And my dreams are left somewhere that I can't remember. I wait. I wait, And I see no change, Any view of a future, so far … Continue reading Something.
Being self aware is basically being continuously perplexed by your own contradictions.
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