Journal, Mama, Words

Five Goals for February

I am not going to be writing every day on here but I do want to maintain a somewhat regular writing habit as I have really enjoyed engaging with my blog again and I hope you have enjoyed it too. When I started blogging way back in 2008, I use my blog as a memory-keeping… Continue reading Five Goals for February


October Reading

It has been an odd year for reading for me. My usual goal of reading 50 books - which I have managed for the past two years - is almost certainly out of reach. However, after months of not reading very much at all, I am looking forward to enjoying some books that befit this… Continue reading October Reading


A Book Hoard

Five novels I am excited to read in 2022: Ariadne by Jennifer Saint The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John MandelThe Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth by Philip PullmanThe Lost Tide Warriors by Catherine DoyleOlive, Again by Elizabeth Strout


50 Book Challenge Update

We are just over a quarter of the way through the year and I have read 15 books which I am pretty happy about. According to, I am one book ahead of schedule and I have read a fair variety of books including these two which have become new favourites: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray… Continue reading 50 Book Challenge Update