August 2022 Reads

I’ve been loving reading books about writing lately. Not only did I finish three, I’m currently in the midst of another three! They all vary in their focus which is helpful; I am currently reading one about poetry, one about famous authors and their writing spaces, and one about Russian short stories (very specific, but … Continue reading August 2022 Reads

Settling In

My favourite part of the past week has been going for walks and discovering the local secondhand shops. They’ve been so full of lovely things, I’ve had to tell myself I don’t need everything right now. (Including a nice floral jug, which I’m sure I can find in nearly every secondhand shop there is.) But … Continue reading Settling In

June 2022 Reads

I finished some books I had been reading for a while, as well as reading some children’s books for my next trimester at uni. Some were good, others were not – are we surprised? Christy by Catherine Marshall: I loved this! At the beginning I was worried I wouldn’t be able to get into the … Continue reading June 2022 Reads

January 2022 Reads

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins: I thoroughly enjoyed the previous work I read of Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White. The stories are very different, but have a similar pattern; numerous narrators telling the story as it moves forward, allowing the reader to see different sides of the same characters, and different aspects of society. … Continue reading January 2022 Reads