August Book Reviews

August Book Reviews

In late 2018, my to be read list was more like a ‘never-going-to-read’ library.  Jane Austen littered my windowsills, Zadie Smith lined by cupboards, Oscar Wilde sprawled over my kitchen and you do not even want to know who was hiding under my bed.  I loved nothing more than receiving novels in the post, picking [...]

New In Books #4

New In Books #4

In all honesty, I haven’t shopped books on a personal level in what feels like forever.  I massively curbed my book spending late last year and have thus spent most of 2020 attempting to wade through my ridiculous TBR pile.  While I have been picking up books for my forthcoming bookselling business, Citrus Carton (more to [...]

festivals: how neighbourhood weekender impressed

festivals: how neighbourhood weekender impressed

Festival season is always a sacred time of year for myself. Sliding around a muddy field, sipping ludicrously over-priced pints while dad dancing, and adding my horrific singing voice to out-of-tune chants on the regular,? Just my slice of heaven.  As the last Bank Holiday of May shone, it was the turn of the first [...]