The Academic Reading Challenge 2020

Last year I started to participate in the excellent Academic Reading Challenge but realised my time would be taken up by textbooks while finishing my MEd. Once that was done, I was burnt out on anything too high brow, so I abandoned the challenge. This year I’m trying again with a much better chance of…

20 Backlist Books for 2020

I don’t subscribe to the idea of new year’s resolutions, but not for snobbish reasons. It’s fine if this is a time of year that inspires you to look at your life and try to change things up! The reason I don’t see this time of year as any more important than any other is…

En français!

Salut. Aujourd’hui, je vais écrire en français parce que pour moi c’est très difficile à trouver la confiance en moi. Je sais que je ne suis pas parfait parce que j’ai oublié tous la grammaire et beaucoup de mots. Mais si j’utilise plus la langue , peut-être je peux améliorer plus vite. Donc quelquefois je…

Litha/Yule Book Tag

This wonderful tag was dreamt up by my good friend (and all round fabulous person) Sue. Go check out her blog. She does good things. I’m a Christmas sort of person to the point of getting married in front of our Christmas tree (last week!). However, I’m pagan and have no actual affiliations with the…

Welcome!

How strange to start a blog from scratch after so long without one. In the past, I had a reasonably successful blog on a very niche topic which I unfortunately had to abandon due to personal circumstances (read: my wonky body). To try to avoid this happening again while still having a place to write…