10 Literary Walks and Tours

10 Literary Walks and Tours

There’s something great about planning a trip and finding out the place you’re visiting has literary walks and tours, isn’t there? It’s even better when it’s to an author or book you love. But exploring the real life locations of your favourite books can be tricky unless you have a list like this one to help you out! Read more

Do Something Nice for Your Future Self

do something nice for your future self

I recently came across this idea via a Gretchen Rubin podcast. The idea is simple, do something now that will make your future self happier. Sounds easy right? Read more

5 Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now

5 Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now

February 2nd is apparently the halfway point in winter; that in itself is reason to celebrate. For many of us winter is a struggle. But it’s important to look for the good, even amongst the bad. And that’s why I am taking part in Modern Mrs Darcy’s annual ‘Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now’ roundup. It feels even more important to look for the positives this year. Since the world outside seems filled with reasons to make us run and hide under your covers! Read more

Reading Goals for 2017

Reading Goals for 2017

Can you believe 2017 is here? It feel strange even writing the words but I am excited to see what the new year holds. In terms of reading, I had a great 2016. I challenged myself to broaden my horizons when it came to choosing new books and I fell in love with some new authors and genres I would never have gravitated towards otherwise. That’s why I want to take a moment to set down my reading goals for 2017. I am keen to keep expanding my reading material and fall in love with lots of new (and old) books! Read more

The Best Things That Happened To Me In 2016

the best things that happened to me in 2016

I think we can all agree 2016 was a strange kind of year. Although good and bad things have happened, at times it’s been tempting for all of us to let the negatives outweigh the positives. But sometimes it’s nice to reflect on the moments that bring us joy, happiness and self-discovery. Especially when it seems like a lot of bad things have happened. So, although I’m quite happy to wave goodbye to last year I also want to take a moment to acknowledge the best things that happened to me in 2016… Read more

20 Ways to Give Back This Christmas

20 ways to give back this christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and I’m really excited. I love baking festive treats, watching cheesy films and buying the people I love presents. But for many Christmas is a stressful, lonely and sad time. It doesn’t have to be that way, which is why I have created a list of 20 ways to give back this Christmas.  Read more