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Thoughts on feeling the fear and writing anyway

At the start of the year I set myself a few goals, some personal, some professional. I wanted to feel creative and challenged. I wanted to start making more time for myself. Actually, it was more than that. I wanted to learn to be ok with putting myself first sometimes. It's easy to feel like… Continue reading Thoughts on feeling the fear and writing anyway

Bibliophile
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The perks of being a book blogger

[Ad - review/previous collaboration. I was sent the pictured products for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post also contains affiliate links] I've been blogging about books for nearly seven years now and I bleddy love it. As a lifelong bookworm, it's such a fun platform to share what I love with… Continue reading The perks of being a book blogger

Breathe special Journal 52-week planner review
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Review: Breathe Journal 52-Week Planner

In case you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of paper. I spend my days reviewing books and stationery, and I also spent years studying the media and, in particular, print journalism.I can't get enough of the beautiful magazines and stunning journals which are available on the high street, which goes some way to explaining… Continue reading Review: Breathe Journal 52-Week Planner

The Writer Says book review
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The Writer Says

I love books, but you know what kind of books I really love? Books about other books. And writing. Most writers are readers and there are few things we love more than to find a kindred spirit who understands the struggle of writing. Whether you've just started NaNoWriMo, battled through Blogtober, or are prepping for… Continue reading The Writer Says

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Saturday Share #57

Blog posts I've loved this week include opening up about pregnancy, a reading challenge and photos of Cornwall. Even though Jenson is coming up to three and a half years old, I still love reading about other bloggers' pregnancy journeys. I really appreciated the honesty of Abi and Freya's recent posts. Speaking of children, my… Continue reading Saturday Share #57

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Saturday Share #56

Now that autumn is well and truly on the way, you're gonna want to check out these book recommendations and the most 'eye candy' recipe for blondies known to (wo)man. Hayley won one of my recent giveaways, which included a copy of The Leavers. I was glad to see in her July and August reading… Continue reading Saturday Share #56

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Saturday Share #55

This week's recommended reading includes a tasty recipe, my favourite post on the death of blogging, kawaii stationery and things to do in Cornwall with kids. Get stuck in! Chocolate Covered Katie is one of my go-tos for do-able recipes. I can't be doing with recipes which have hard to source or expensive ingredients and… Continue reading Saturday Share #55

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Saturday Share #54

This week's recommended reading includes thoughts on the Cornish tourism industry, body image, contraception and more. Cornwall relies on the tourism industry to keep itself going, yet I read an article earlier this week which said that tourism has actually become a problem. Too many people are heading to the same beaches, leading to overcrowding,… Continue reading Saturday Share #54

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Saturday Share #53

Are you ready for your weekly dose of recommended blog posts? Prepare for a whole load of awesome, including body confidence, book recommendations, feminism and Cornwall. Have you read about the Dove Self-Esteem Project? It looks flipping fabulous! I'm a feminist in the true sense of the word: equality for all genders. As the mother… Continue reading Saturday Share #53

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Saturday Share #52

I've been making more of a conscious effort to follow new (to me), relatable bloggers and, as a result, my feed has been filled with inspiring bookish and midsize posts. Here are some of my favourites from the last week. I was gutted to see that Blogger Book Nook won't be doing themed posts every… Continue reading Saturday Share #52