I’ve graduated!

Finally, after 4 years I have graduated from the University of Hertfordshire Seeing as I started this blog as part of a university assignment in my final year, I thought it was only right to blog about my graduation! I am now a Bachelor of Arts and have a degree in Mass Communications, when I…

My climb up Snowdon!

This weekend I managed to make it to the top of the highest mountain in England and Wales! I can’t quite believe it myself but this weekend myself and 8 friends travelled to Snowdonia National park and climbed to the top of Snowdon via the Pyg track. It was not what I expected at all…

Feeding the Snow Leopards!

Another non-book related blog this week (sorry!) but this weekend Jack and I did something a bit different. We went to feed some Snow Leopards at Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne. With one of my final student finance payments I decided I would use some of the money for an experience, my previous payments had…

My top 3 Dubrovnik restaurants!

My review of some of the best restaurants we visited in Dubrovnik. This blog post is very out of place from my usual book posts but I thought I would share some of my favourite restaurants from my holiday with my boyfriend Jack to Croatia in May this year. I also thought it was a…

My latest reads

A review on a few of my latest reads. Now that my university assignment is over I have been finding it hard to find the time to sit down and blog, sorry for the hiatus! Because of this I thought I should round up my thoughts on my latest reads in one blog post. Although…

I didn’t use Facebook for a week and here’s what happened

I stayed off the social network site for a week and here’s what happened… This blog post might be a bit out of place on my book blog but I thought it was a good place to share my thoughts on my own ‘social experiment’ and knowing that I planned to write a blog post…

The blog is back!

Hello all! I am back after a short break, holiday, university marking and a girls/birthday weekend! Firstly, apologises for the lack of content recently. My deadline for my university project was on the 27th April and we were told not to make any edits to our blogs after that time until the project had been…

Review: Beneath a Pole Star

Spoiler-free review of ‘Beneath a Pole Star’ by Stef Penney My latest read has been ‘Beneath a Pole Star’ by Stef Penney. This is the first book I have read by this author and I ordered it from Amazon when the hardcover copy was on sale for something like ยฃ6.99 rather than ยฃ18.99! This is…

The Kate Morton Collection

I take a look at books by Australianย author Kate Morton. Having just finished readingย ‘The Distant Hours’ by Kate Morton I decided to write a blog looking at her work. ‘The Distant Hours’ was the third novel by Morton that I had read, having picked up ‘The House at Riverton’ when it was a Richard &…

Autobiographies

My pick of some of the best autobiographies. I had the idea for this blog when I was looking through my bookshelf for something to read. I received comedian Jo Brand’s autobiography ‘Look back in Hunger’ years ago for Christmas when I asked for it after I had heard her speaking about it on television,…

Healthy Eating Cook Books

I take a look at some the bestselling healthy eating cook books. Over Christmas time there is always a surge of public figures/celebrities bringing out cookbooks. This year was no exception and two social media personalities also got their books into the top 10 on Amazon. The Body Coach – Lean in 15 and Healthy…

April & May TBR

Having a look at what is in my ‘To Be Read’ pile. I feel like I always have a never ended pile of books that I keep adding to. This month I have decided to write a list and put my next two months’ worth of reading together as we are nearly half way through…