My Favourite Things: January 2019 VS January 2022

My Favourite Things: January 2019 VS January 2022

In January 2019, I published a post titled ‘A Few of my Favourite Things’. It was inspired by a thorough reading of Mark Radcliffe’s Reelin’ in the Years: A Soundtrack to Modern Life, where he included an erratic list of his favourite things.  At the time I thought it was both cool and insanely original. [...]

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 [...]

November Book Reviews

November Book Reviews

Despite the business of November (essay writing, running pancakes up and down restaurants, jetting off home for my birthday and travelling to Durham to spend time at my boyfriends') I managed to find a good portion of time to devour some paperbacks, an audiobook, a couple plays and a poem of epic proportions. This month, [...]