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Reading Goals For 2020

Hello! I hope you’ve enjoyed some time relaxing and reading lately. Today I want to talk about reading goals for 2020. I love reading. I love setting goals. So, setting my reading goals is embarrassingly enjoyable! I talked about how I went with last year’s goals in my 2019 Reading Goals Wrap Up post. I’m […] Read more…

The Huntress – Book Review

Where do I start? This book is amazing. Absolutely stunning. The Huntress, by Kate Quinn, moved quickly and surely up my list of favourites, even before I’d finished it, and now sits in the company of the likes of The Book Thief. Pages:  560 Published: Feb 26, 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Medium I consumed it in: Physical […] Read more…

Bookish Journal For 2020

Hi there! I haven’t done a post like this before. Today I want to share with you the bookish journal that I’ve set up for 2020. It’s absolutely not as pristine or aesthetically pleasing as the vast majority of journals that are shared on blogs! But I thought, seeing how it’s at the stage before […] Read more…

What I Read in 2019

Hello! I read some great books in 2019; I was lucky to read many that I rated 4 – 5 stars, which is awesome. Here are the 50 books I read with links to the reviews I wrote or to the Goodreads synopses. I hope this list gives you some ideas for books you might […] Read more…

Cherry caramel tart

When I was deciding what to make for Christmas Day dessert this year, I looked at a lot of recipes for inspiration. My mum loves cherries, my dad loves caramel, and I love anything sweet!! So I combined and adjusted and added ideas to come up with my own recipe for a cherry caramel tart. […] Read more…

Tin Man – Book Review

Tin Man, by Sarah Winman, is a novel that follows the friendship of two young boys, Ellis and Michael, which develops as they grow up. The story moves between time frames and points of view, covering the boys’ childhoods and Ellis’ marriage to Annie, the time between, and the time after. It explores the complex […] Read more…

The TBR tag

Hello everyone, I haven’t done tags on my blog. My online friend, Stephen, put this one up recently on his blog and I really enjoyed reading it, so I thought I’d give it a go! (It was created by Rachel in 2014) How do you keep track of your TBR pile? I have a TBR […] Read more…

Nutty slices

Hello! I got up recently and felt like making something in the kitchen. While I ate breaky, I had a think about what ingredients were in the cupboards and what I could create that was healthy and fast to make. I am currently trying to concentrate on my sugar intake for my health, so that […] Read more…