An April Book Club

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Although a few days late… Better late than never?! I thought it was about time to fess up to a month of very little reading. I have an excuse at the ready though. April started off with an absolutely brilliant read. (More on that in a paragraph’s time.) After just a few days into April, […]

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A March Book Club

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If I thought the first two months of 2019 were good reading months, then March was pretty fab. So I am still blabbing on about reading 52 books this year and while, shock, I’m still behind, I’m feeling okay about it. Especially since I’ve been reading books I’ve adored. So if you want to check […]

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How I’m Training for a Half Marathon

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In just over a month’s time I am taking part in the Southampton Half Marathon. I am taking it pretty seriously this time around and have been training for the last month; at least twice a week. I am currently on top of my running game, more than ever before. I am very determined to […]

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Dear Dublin | Day Two

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Dear Dublin, After a glorious day one that not only lived up to my expectations, but dare I say it, exceeded them, we woke up ready to see a whole new side of Dublin. After our first trip to Dublin, I realised our favourite city had even more to offer than we already had the […]

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My 10 Favourite Books of 2018


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If I throw us all back to the very first day of 2018, I posted my resolutions for the year just as the hangover began to lift and that New Year buzz really start to sink in. I think I did pretty well to keep to my goals but would say I have room to […]

December 31, 2018

A Weekend in the City


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Last weekend, Aaron and I had a booked-well-in-advance rarity: a weekend together. We stepped onto the train and towards the unknown; a whole Saturday in each other’s company with three-for-one-pound sweets and sweet chilli crisps in our bags. It was already too much… I slept the whole way. As soon as we arrived at London […]

November 10, 2018

23/52: Sharp Objects


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Last month I packed quite a few books into my very nearly over-the-weight-limit suitcase and headed to the dreamy Paphos in Cyprus. I spent a sufficient amount of time ignoring Aaron and parking my nose neatly into a book. The first book I read and finished, to the soundtrack of waves and Aaron trying to […]

October 14, 2018

The Paphos City Guide | Food and Drink


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It’s now been just over a week since Aaron and I arrived back from what we’ve dubbed as our favourite summer holiday yet. We visited the awesome Paphos, a city that sits on the southwest coast of Cyprus. The city of meze, rocky seas and KEO (the local beer that we loved so much we […]

October 7, 2018

22/52: While I Was Sleeping


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Before I headed off on holiday just over a week ago, I tortured my heart by reading a Dani Atkins book. My mum had read While I Was Sleeping a couple of weeks before and she wanted to speak about it with someone so badly she bought me my very own copy. I have since […]

September 29, 2018

21/52: Everything I Never Told You


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This year I’ve set myself the challenge to read fifty-two books before 2019; a challenge I’m documenting over on my Goodreads account. While I’m by no means confident I’ll get anywhere near fifty-two books before the year’s up, I’m feeling more cocky than I have since early February. I saw this book was only £2 on […]

September 22, 2018

20/52: This is Going to Hurt


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I can’t quite believe it but I actually, for the first time throughout my reading challenge, have a back catalogue of book reviews to post. I set myself the, in hindsight, ridiculous challenge (which you can follow over on my Goodreads account) to read fifty-two books this year. While I am far from being ahead, […]

September 15, 2018

19/52: Difficult Women


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As if by magic, I have finished reading the nineteenth book of this year, Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. My New Year’s Resolution was to read fifty-two books this year and, in turn, document it over on my Goodreads account. With a new job giving me evenings and weekends alongside a holiday booked for next month, […]

August 25, 2018