July Book Reviews

July Book Reviews

July 2020 marked the re-opening of the world post-lockdown.  The pubs were bustling, the brunch places saw avocado’s dashing out the door and my beloved swimming pool welcomed me back with open arms.  For me, July was a busy month.  There was a new job, a trip home (my first since Xmas 2019!), a shift [...]

My 2020 Book Pre-Orders

My 2020 Book Pre-Orders

Over the last few months, my appetite for books has grown.  I have managed to branch out of my whodunnit / chick-lit comfort zone, have started to dip into non-fiction readings and actually keep up to-date with forthcoming releases.  As I am a ‘do it immediately or don’t do it at all’ type of person, [...]

July Book Reviews

July Book Reviews

I believed July to be a serious step back in my reading when compared to May/June- but with six novels down, I do not think that was the case! This month has almost just been about the girls - with Dolly Alderton and Philippa Gregory taking centre stage, while Virginia Woolf and Kim Gordon have [...]

New Reads #2

New Reads #2

Cannot stop and will not stop spending my student loan on books.  Since I gave up getting drunk I seemingly have a lot more spare cash.  Who knew that instead of a craft beer I could buy a new book?  Shocking. Here is what I have updated my library within July.  In the pile, I [...]

Podcasts I Love

Podcasts I Love

It is ridiculous that it has taken me until the second month of 2018, to discover the power of podcasts.  When I was younger, in the days where the female powerhouses of Fearne Cotton, Edith Bowman and Jo Whiley ruled the radio airwaves, I would religiously download podcast catchups of shows I had missed while [...]