Trevaskis Farm pumpkin patch 2019
Lifestyle

A few of my favourite things #103

It's been over a month since I posted one of these! My mental health took a bit of a dip and I didn't blog for three weeks. While I've played catch up with my blog schedule, I decided to hold off on these weekly updates, but kept the ol' Instagram up to date (I think… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #103

What's in my pencil case - Katie from Find the Good Everyday
stationery

What’s in my pencil case: Katie from Find the Good Everyday

Welcome back to my new series: ‘What’s in my pencil case’. You know how you can find out a lot about a person when you look through their bookshelves or DVD collection? Well, I love having a nose through someone’s pencil case, so I’ve started a guest blogger series. I’m delighted to have the lovely… Continue reading What’s in my pencil case: Katie from Find the Good Everyday

Books for World Mental Health Day 2019
Books, Mental Health

World Mental Health Day 2019

This post features some affiliate links Today is World Mental Health Day. I'm a big believer in talking about mental health every day of the year, but I appreciate that these awareness days draw attention to causes that may otherwise pass people by, particularly when it comes to recognising symptoms they may not have realised… Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2019

Draw Here by Hervé Tullet - activity book review
Jenson, stationery

Mastering pen control with Draw Here

This product was sent for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links Before Jenson started school, whenever he would sit down to draw or write, he would clutch his pen or crayon in his hand and drag it across the page without much thought. After just a few weeks… Continue reading Mastering pen control with Draw Here

How to Cure a Ghost and Being in Your body by Fariha Roisin and Monica Ramos - review
Books, feminism, stationery

Book review: How to Cure a Ghost by Fariha Róisín

I was sent copies of these titles for review purposes. All thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links Over the summer, I saw a few Bookstagram accounts raving about early review copies of Fariha Róisín's How to Cure a Ghost. I didn't pay too much attention to it, other than to briefly swoon… Continue reading Book review: How to Cure a Ghost by Fariha Róisín

What I've been reading lately
Books

What I’ve been reading lately

This post features affiliate links Another month has passed with another varied selection of books; I definitely like to mix it up a bit. I've exceeded my Goodreads Reading Challenge target now, probably helped by the fact that I've been including some short stories, poems, and graphic novels. Ready for some recommendations? I picked up… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately

Martha Brook Stationery Social 2019
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Martha Brook Stationery Social 2019

I received a gifted ticket for this event and all thoughts are my own It says a lot about me that I've only left Cornwall twice this year - and both times were for stationery events. I headed to London in April for the annual Stationery Show and again earlier this month for Martha Brook's… Continue reading Martha Brook Stationery Social 2019

Pentel Dual Metallic Gel pens from Stationery & Art - review
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Going back to my stationery roots [sponsored]

[Ad – sponsored. This post is part of Stationery & Art’s sponsorship of my National Stationery Week 2019 campaign] The first item of stationery I ever fell in love with was a glitter gel pen. I've always loved writing but writing at school bored me. When I discovered back to school stationery shopping, and choosing… Continue reading Going back to my stationery roots [sponsored]

What's in my pencil case: Sarah from Stationery Magpie
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What’s in my pencil case: Sarah from Stationery Magpie

Welcome to the first post in my new series: 'What's in my pencil case'. You know how you can find out a lot about a person when you look through their bookshelves or DVD collection? Well, I love having a nose through someone's pencil case, so I've started a guest blogger series. I'm delighted to… Continue reading What’s in my pencil case: Sarah from Stationery Magpie

New journals from Abrams + Chronicle
Books, Film, stationery

New journals from Abrams & Chronicle

This post features products sent for review purposes and affiliate links I'm a sucker for a journal, whether it's blank for your own thoughts or guided to help you make sense of your life. I especially love using them to set goals and record precious memories, whether it's in my bullet journal or something a… Continue reading New journals from Abrams & Chronicle