Hello all! Happy November. Following my little blog hiatus, this post is basically gonna be some Harry Potter, pretty lake pictures and my new book policy! The literary adventures of a lakeside Bea At the beginning of the month, I went to the Lake District - Windermere to be precise. I wanted to do some … Continue reading A pot of Potters – October in Review
Happy October! Blimey time flies. I swear it was just last week we were shucking winter boots and now, somehow, it is Autumn again! October is rather quiet this year for me! I have just started Jane Austen at Home: a biography by Lucy Worsley, as Jane is one of my favourite authors, and I … Continue reading October Intentions
It may seem far too early to be thinking about Christmas gifts, but as I am making them all this year, I'm a little worried I'm starting too late! I have been quite happily knitting in my lunch hour, or while watching Pointless before dinner or any other spare five minutes really. Unfortunately these are … Continue reading Reading lists, knitting and Christmas approaches!
Today is the second chilly day that makes me think Autumn is really approaching. And once again, I have forgotten to knit myself the big fluffy chunky knit blanket I have been promising myself since I learnt how to knit. But it's ok, I have a big snuggly jumper (shop bought alas) to snuggle down … Continue reading Blankets and books
Thank you, Goodreads, for adding to my TBR list, she says sarcastically, slightly grumpily trying to find some of said new additions at her local library with varying degrees of success. I didn't realise that Goodreads did these genre weeks until I saw Mark Lawrence and V.E.Schwab posting about something on twitter. Even then I … Continue reading Sci Fi & Fantasy Week on Goodreads
Technically it's not the middle of the year anymore, but I'm moving shortly and I am preferring binge watching to binge reading. As I'm a little light on the book reviews, I thought I'd take a look backwards and see what has happened on this blog since 2018 began. First book of 2018: I can … Continue reading Mid-Year Wrap Up
Happy London Pride! I'm gutted I can't be in London today, and I know Pride month is June, but I wanted my Pride post to coincide with the London march. I wanted to do a post exclusively for the L in the LGBTQ+, but I find that I actually haven't got five "faves" yet, I … Continue reading Five YA Books for Pride!