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Books

Movement Matters – Book Review

I believe including a good amount of non fiction into our reading is so important and worthwhile. One area that I particularly enjoy to read about is health and wellbeing. Subsequently, I was excited to come across Movement Matters: Essays on Movement Science, Movement Ecology, and the Nature of Movement by Katy Bowman. This book […] Read more…

Bone – Book review

This poetry collection by Yrsa Daley-Ward is striking. It covers a wide range of topics, from abuse to love to exclusion and more, all of which draw on the author’s own experiences. It made me gasp, cringe, and feel sadness and hope, and pulled my awareness to so many situations I had not previously thought about. […] Read more…

Caterpillars Can’t Swim – Book Review

Caterpillars Can’t Swim by Liane Shaw is a coming-of-age story revolving around three teenage boys. Each have their own difficulties, hopes and fears. They attempt to deal with these together in various ways of support and hinderance. I was kindly given this by NetGalley to give an honest review. Goodreads blurb: Ryan finds his freedom […] Read more…

Peggy and Me – Book Review

“Peggy and Me” by Miranda Hart is, simply put, a memoir about Miranda Hart (comedian and actress) and her dog Peggy. And it is hilarious. I have never laughed so much while reading a book. There were moments when I could barely read through the tears and when I had to stifle snorts so as […] Read more…

Bookish goals for 2018

I am feeling excited about the prospect of lots of reading and writing this year. The further I get into my writing degree and the more I hear about books and writing through booktubers and book bloggers, the more enthusiastic I become to read as much as I possibly can. I am a bit of […] Read more…

My book love story

I have loved to read books for as long as I can remember. I think my earliest book related memory is of me standing in the garden getting so excited as Mum and Dad gave me another Enid Blyton book. I loved the ‘Adventures of the Wishing Chair’ and ‘The Faraway Tree’ series in particular. […] Read more…

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