Books Within Books, Reviews Within Reviews: ‘If On a Winter’s Night a Traveller’ by Italo Calvino

I received this book as part of a boxset of Christmas/winter themed books as a Christmas present. From the title and the fact that it had been bunched in with 'A Christmas Carol' I expected a fun, possibly slighty spooky, Christmassy read. This was not what I got. Not even close. And I'm okay with … Continue reading Books Within Books, Reviews Within Reviews: ‘If On a Winter’s Night a Traveller’ by Italo Calvino

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As An Aside: 2 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe (Vegan)

Not about books in any way - although I did eat this mini microwave cake while reading so I guess that counts? I just wanted to share this recipe I put together for anyone else that has a chocolate craving once in a while. To make 1 cake: 2 tablespoons of self raising flour, 1 … Continue reading As An Aside: 2 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe (Vegan)

Life Changing and Death Changing – A Review (And A Poem) On Caitlin Doughty’s ‘From Here to Eternity’

It's been a while since I read a book that I really wanted to write about, I been reading a lot for my course and aside from that just a few 'easy reads' to relax. A couple of weekends ago though I brought a book, and  then I sat down and read the book all … Continue reading Life Changing and Death Changing – A Review (And A Poem) On Caitlin Doughty’s ‘From Here to Eternity’

One Month on from My Vegan Week – An Update

It's been about a month now since I challenged myself to do one plant-based week and since then I've just about managed to keep it up so I thought I'd do a bit of a check in post with a few recipes and recommendations thrown in. *Disclaimer* all the views I express here are my … Continue reading One Month on from My Vegan Week – An Update