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
I always keep a list at the back of my diary of every book I read. This year I read 54 books in total (and this doesn't include any academic textbooks I pondered over in the library, and any poetry books I picked at) which averages out at just over 1 book per week, which … Continue reading My 17 Favourite Reads of 2017
In the past ten weeks (being term 1 of my third year of University) I finally got back into writing! So here's a post about why and how that happened. It is a bit self-congratulatory, but I hope maybe you'll be able to take some positivist away from reading on. Writers blocks don't last forever, … Continue reading I Write, I Wrote, I Have Written
There's two things I love a lot in life and that's books and cooking, and as I'm not currently reading any books I want to do I thought I'd write a little about cooking. Yes I know this is meant to be a book blog, but I really like cook books? So I guess that … Continue reading My Vegan Week – Recipes, Reviews and Thoughts
First of all: I'm sorry! I made promises on this blog to post more during term time this year, but unfortunately that hasn't happened. I've just been too damn busy! So now at the start of week 7 (we have 10 week terms) I thought I'd take a moment to sit down and reflect on … Continue reading So Much Reading!!!
This phrase is something I've said over and over again in various tones, denoting different levels of dubiousness, for the past two years and now it's time to bring out the old mantra again as the start of 3rd year is coming up. Doing a degree in English Literature has tested my love of books … Continue reading I Love Books! I Love Books. I Love Books?
This summer I moved into my house for my final year of University in Lancaster and it's the first time I feel like I've had a truly beautiful bookshelf in University accommodation. In first year dorms my bookshelf was sterile MDF, lacking personality and stacked with coursebooks. In second year my bedroom was so small … Continue reading Big Books, Small Books and a Fluffy Bun: A Bookshelf Tour