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reading

  • Books

    You know, I just don’t love the kindle

    I don’t think I’m gonna come round to the idea of it. I bought it before a trip back in 2015.  I knew I’d be spending a lot of time in transit and wanted…

    April 10, 2017
  • Books

    Book reviews: Spring 2017

    I set a goal to read 50 books this year, and 3 months in, I’m already 7 behind. I read a lot for work and a hell of a lot of articles/internet too, so…

    April 3, 2017
  • Essay

    How I read

    I love to read. I read a lot. I have my reading system and my reading lists and a list of my monthly faves in my newsletter. I use Goodreads for tracking the books…

    March 13, 2017
  • Books

    Books of 2016 – Memoir & Essays

    And in the last in the series on my books read in 2016, today I’m rounding up memoir and essay collections: So Sad Today, Melissa Broder. This was like a potent shot of tequila…

    January 16, 2017
  • Books

    Books of 2016 – Non-Fiction

    Continuing the series on my books read in 2016, today I’m focused on non-fiction: Better than Before: mastering the habits of our everyday lives, Gretchen Rubin. I stepped back from reading ‘books designed to…

    January 9, 2017
  • Books

    Books of 2016 – Fiction

    I read 34 books in 2016. Over the next few Mondays, I’m going to round up the list, starting with fiction: Luckiest Girl Alive, Jessica Knoll. I rarely read crime fiction so I wasn’t immediately…

    January 2, 2017
  • Recommendations

    Six things I loved in September

    The Intervention You know I enjoy a female auteur, and this indie film where nothing really happens but you really learn a lot was a favourite. It’s about a group of friends getting together…

    October 10, 2016
  • Essay

    On being sick

    Today, I’m thankful that although I’m still quite sick, I’m well enough to enjoy being sick. I am thankful that I feel positive though my throat is raw and it’s impossible for my exhausted…

    September 26, 2016