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!    

Quick Book Chats!

I love watching youtube videos about books, crafting, lifestyle ideas and fashion. A while ago I had my own YouTube video but I fell out of the habit of recording videos and focused on writing instead. However, I love the quick chatty videos that I see others doing on YouTube and so I’ve decided to…

How are writing and teaching connected?

Recently I have been going through a lot of soul searching. Partly it’s been due to leaving my job at a marketing agency and partly it’s because I have started training to be a yoga teacher and thinking more about my long-term aspirations. I’ve always been a writer. I don’t think you need to be…

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…

COMING SOON: Writing and Wellbeing at Yogalilies Newcastle

There’s now less than two weeks to go until my Writing and Wellbeing workshop as part of the Soul Care Sessions, which is on the 28th of October. There are still spaces available for this relaxed Sunday workshop, so if you’re interested head to the website now to book your place. Wondering what a Writing…

Writing Bodies | Why yoga and movement are important for creativity

Artistic types have a history of mental illness and suicide. Some believe this is to do with the constant self-doubt and potential for failure, some believe it is implicit to the way the creative psyche works, while others have suggested that it is linked to societies habit of putting the creative on a pedestal and…

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…

Five Books For Summer Escapism

Whether you’re off on your jollies, chilling in the back garden or sheltering from the rain, you can’t go wrong with a good book on your holidays. I’m going away in a few weeks and here are my five favourite holiday reads from the past few years! 1) Commonwealth by Ann Patchett This was the…