So I just read What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton and it was interesting for sure. A lot of people have asked me if I liked the book and what it was like the best way I could explain it was that it was a strange read and not at all what I expected. Let’s […]
The importance of bedtime stories. Some of my fondest memories are of a book my parents used to read to me every Christmas, Favorite Christmas Stories. It was a book that belonged to my brother and is a book I now treasure massively. The whole routine of reading to a child before bed is something […]
I do love a book challenge and I’ll happily take any excuse to look through my bookcase and admire it so I thought I would do the ‘Do I have that book’ challenge. It’s 20 questions that allow you to go through your bookcase and explore the books you own. 1. Do you have a […]
The format of a printed book has stood the test of time for many years, only really changing when the paperback was introduced in 1935. But of course like most things in this world books can be improved on, or at least that’s what Dutch publisher Royal Jongbloed thought as in 2006 when the first […]
Hi! So I felt a really good way that we could get to know each other is a good old fashioned bookshelf and room tour! I love reading these because they’re personal and help you get a feel for the reader. So shall we start? This is my Bookshelf and room tour. (2019) So this […]
There are 10,500 charity shops in the UK supporting loads of different charities from Shelter to RSPCA, these shops bringing in £110 million a year for their charities. It’s a huge way to support an organisation of your choice and spoil yourself at the same time, and what better way to spoil yourself than with […]
Going to the library was my first introduction to reading. I used to spend hours there, I’m pretty sure the librarians used to shudder when they saw me coming because I always had a list of books I needed ordering in, as well as a good relationship I had with my school library. I loved […]
got the opportunity to visit the bookstore in November 2018 while visiting my brother and sister in law who live in LA. I’ve never been to America before, never even been out of Europe, so it was one big adventure.