Mini Book Haul

Today I’m talking about new books on my YouTube channel. I’m definitely reading a lot of crime novels and thrillers at the moment but there’s still nice mix I think!    

REVIEW: The Year Of Living Danishly by Helen Russell

Helen Russell lives in London and works for Marie Claire magazine, she is married to a businessman and together they live a fast paced city slicker lifestyle that isn’t giving them any real happiness. Constantly exhausted, rarely sleeping, fed up with the ingrained materialism and constant motion of the city the couple decide they need…

Positive Pitstops: where I go for positivity online

There is no denying that we all live in an online world. According to Wired the average Brit spends twenty five hours a week online. And as wonderful as the internet is, filled with information and beautiful imagery and inspiration, it can also be a pretty difficult space to navigate. Aside from information overload, there…

REVIEW: Vengeance in Venice by Philip Gwynne Jones

Earlier this year I read The Venetian Game and I loved it! I loved the setting, the unusual plot and the characters. It was the perfect book for my week away. This month I went to France for a holiday and just so happened to spot the latest in the series, Vengeance In Venice. I…

Writing and Wellbeing: My Love of Lists

As I start to prepare for my first few writing and wellbeing workshops (booking details to follow soon), I thought I would share with you some of my favourite mindful writing activities. First up, it is the humble list. This might not seem like an obvious creative writing activity, but lists are great springboards to…

Pain and Positivity

Ways to keep positive when experiencing chronic pain, from someone who is going through it.

REVIEW: The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes

Hi guys, sorry I’ve been away for a while. Life got in the way for a little while with working on other projects but I have been reading plenty so expect lots of book reviews and related posts over the next few weeks! As soon as I saw The Mitford Murders advertised, I knew I…

REVIEW: Farangi Girl, Ashley Dartnell

This story I have literally had for YEARS. I read a review of Farangi Girl in a magazine back when it was published in 2011 and somehow ended up with two copies of this book and yet went six years before reading it…how is that even possible? But finally just before Christmas, I read Farangi…