Review: How Do You Like Me Now? by Holly Bourne

I am already a big Holly Bourne fan, having enjoyed the Spinster Club series and It Only Happens in the Movies, so I was keen to see how her first adult novel would compare. I think existing fans will find a lot to like here, particularly those like me who are a bit older than … Continue reading Review: How Do You Like Me Now? by Holly Bourne

2018: Half-year review

Hello! I am here for a half-year update, although another month has disappeared by the time I've posted this – that about sums up my year! I’ve really wanted to write more, and there is nothing particularly wrong. (With me, that is. There is plenty wrong with the world at large, which might be affecting … Continue reading 2018: Half-year review

Other Ways to Fall in Love

Sometimes I genuinely wonder if I am two people living in one body. Despite being one of the biggest cynics I know, I’m also a soppy romantic. That’s why, when I realise I’ve reached 25 and I’ve never been in love, I sometimes feel like I’ve lost out on something. (Simple fear of missing out, says my … Continue reading Other Ways to Fall in Love

Photo Challenge: Humanity

This week’s photo challenge asks us to show ‘humanity’. If I were to try to describe humanity, it could become very long-winded. I’d go from thinking about humans as a collective, to the way we relate to each other, then to art, literature and music. However, when I was looking through the photos I’ve taken, I could pick … Continue reading Photo Challenge: Humanity

The One Where I Get Sentimental

‘Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.’ I had this great idea at the beginning of the year. (By that I mean September 2012. Because I’m a student for another month and I still measure in academic years, OK?) I bought one of those Waldo Pancake notebooks saying … Continue reading The One Where I Get Sentimental