My Politics

This blog recently turned four, but instead of going from strength to strength, the past year was my quietest yet. I was all set to put up a hiatus post, as blogging was becoming an unnecessary pressure: I have trouble writing, I rarely publish what I do write, and much of what I end up … Continue reading My Politics

Ten good things about today

Ten Good Things, 25.01.17 When real news is getting you down (and you have to specify the type of news you mean), it might help to take note of the good little things in an ordinary day. I got home on time, despite the trains being a mess. My train might have been cancelled, but there was … Continue reading Ten good things about today

Review: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

I had seen the gorgeous cover for The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon everywhere, but I finally picked it up when Liz from Am I Thirty recommended it on my YA books post. And what a brilliant recommendation it was! (Minor spoilers in the form of some excellent quotes.) Every moment in … Continue reading Review: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon


I love the word ‘maybe’. On a purely superficial level, it’s a pretty sounding word. Of course, its meaning is better. Perhaps. Possibly. It can be used negatively, of course: ‘Maybe I just won’t see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child if the ticket system is so frustrating.’ For me, though, it’s hopeful. I like … Continue reading Maybe