I've read several blog posts around the subjects of aging and the changing dynamic of friendships. I'm lucky in the sense that my friends have been my friends since nursery school, when we re-group, after a day, or a month - it's no different to the last time we saw each other, its happy, funny, … Continue reading Trauma bonding and toxic relationships
So I read a book that isn't my usual style, I came across this on my recommended reads and after reading a couple of reviews - people using the phrase "unexpected" and "twists" got me intregued. I began reading this and experiencing a different style of writing - it is very plain, factual and I … Continue reading Book Review – Malice by Keigo Higashino
So this year should have been me seizing the opportunity and getting more writing done, I have done a little, but I also have done a lot of procrastinating, and well - a lot of nothing. I am my own worst enemy when it comes to doing the best. You constantly see conflicting posts "Don't … Continue reading Quarantine life and my lack of productivity
Everything is a joke to you, Even when I've done wrong, You make me laugh when I'm worried and tell me off with your song. You've raised me to be strong, resilient and kind, But right now I'm weak, and your always on my mind, Your not as strong as you used to be, you … Continue reading Joke is on you
As I sit here on my chair, Thinking of you, your fluffy grey hair. Your wrinkly face, and your translucent skin, A smile that could forgive a thousands sins. Hands so soft, they put me at ease, And words as gentle, as a summer breeze. Our hearts and body's are miles apart, But I can feel … Continue reading Words to keep you safe
There is madness this year, we writers wanted the world to stop for us to take a deep dive into our pieces and get them finished and polished and ready to share - and we have that - or some of us have that opertunity, but at what cost? As a key worker (I work … Continue reading When reading isn’t healthy…
Well, as I have loved Stephen King for many years - I have only read his older books, and I don't find them that - scary? I think that is the right phrasing! Anyway - I saw the insitute pop up and decided to give it go, I would definatley recomend this book - it … Continue reading Book review – The Institute – Stephen King
Hype books, trend books, books that gather the masses - soon to be made in to blockbuster films and loved by millions of people all over the world, adapted into entire worlds and universes for us to enjoy - but people - especially writers and authors pull them to pieces - why? I have long … Continue reading Guilty pleasures in reading – should we be ashamed?
Wow - Jesus. It's almost April, this weekend I am visiting London to see the Tutankahmun exhibition before it leaves never to travel again, and I am hoping to find some good book shops for me to get treasures! I have spent March trying to get back to organising my writing, reading even more, reading more … Continue reading Where the hell is this year going?!
"A long time a go..." I bought Twilight when it first came out, and I was hooked, I hung onto everywork, and loved the simplicity of it at the time, and afterwards, I felt a hole, that couldnt be filled by any "guilty pleasure" book - (apart from the notebook!) and have often wondered if … Continue reading Book review – Beautiful Creatures