Book Review - Forever Blue by Kelly-Marie Pollock

Book Review – Forever Blue by Kelly-Marie Pollock

E-book version, independently published October 2019. What is Forever Blue? Forever Blue is a poetry book, described by the author, Kelly-Marie Pollock, as “A small collection of intimate poetry, inspired by my personal experiences with Grief, Loss, Depression and Self Harm.” The collection contains a mixture of short and long poems. Some are just a …

Book Review - Friend Request by Laura Marshall

Book Review – Friend Request by Laura Marshall (No Spoilers)

First published 2017 by Sphere. Paperback, 371 pages. Friend Request is one of many books I have picked up in charity shops for a low price. This one caught my attention when I saw it because there was something fascinating about the title and synopsis. What is ‘Friend Request’ about? I’m going to be very …

Book Review - The Anxiety Solution by Chloe Brotheridge

Book Review – The Anxiety Solution by Chloe Brotheridge

Published 2017 by Penguin Random House UK. Paperback, 242 pages. Where did I buy this book? I don’t usually buy physical books new – I either get them in charity shops or buy the digital versions. This was an exception. I saw The Anxiety Solution and two other similar books in The Works, and they were …

My November Challenge - Read for an Hour Every Day

My November Challenge – Read for an Hour Every Day

This is just a quick post to let you know about my November Challenge. This month, I am challenging myself to read for an hour every day! Read for an Hour Every Day I did the exact same challenge just over 2 years ago in October 2017, which I wrote about earlier this year. My …

Blogtober Day 21 - Making Witch Hats for my Cat

Blogtober Day 21 – Making Witch Hats for my Cat

Today’s Blogtober activity was very silly and lighthearted! I made witch hats for my cat. A couple of years ago, I was gifted a book called ‘Tiny Hats on Cats’ by Adam Ellis. The book is full of pictures of cats wearing mini paper hats of all different styles, and the instructions for how to …

Do You Remember the First Time?

Book Review – Do You Remember the First Time by Jenny Colgan (No Spoilers)

Jenny Colgan is one of my favourite authors, and when I saw ‘Do You Remember the First Time’ in a charity shop, I had to pick it up. It had actually been on my bookshelf for a while before I got round to reading it, because I currently acquire books faster than I read them! …