Stationery wish list
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My birthday and Christmas wish list 2019

This post features some affiliate links My (32nd!!!) birthday is a few weeks away and people are starting to ask what I'd like. I'd love to be the kind of person that says "please, don't even worry about it" but if there's an opportunity to get a new book or journal... I've already got a… Continue reading My birthday and Christmas wish list 2019

Empowering books from Abrams & Chronicle
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Empowering new books from Abrams & Chronicle

These products were sent for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links I've taken to reading a lot of non-fiction lately, particularly titles which focus on mental health coping mechanisms, goal-setting, and getting shit done. Chronicle Books have recently published a couple of belters, leaving me feeling genuinely inspired… Continue reading Empowering new books from Abrams & Chronicle

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

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

New journals from Abrams + Chronicle
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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

Brand Brilliance by Fiona Humberstone - book review
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Books to boost your creativity

This post features affiliate links and some review copies (marked with *) This year I've been working on my personal and professional development, exploring new ways to be creative and learn new things. Grow & Glow and Simply Lettering have been hugely influential lately, and I've also been using my commute to devour some truly… Continue reading Books to boost your creativity

I'd rather be reading notecards
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Why I’d rather be reading

This post features a product sent for review purposes (all nerdy thoughts are my own) and affiliate links Two years ago Abrams & Chronicle published a wonderful little book called I'd Rather Be Reading, a mini coffee table book, packed full of literary-inspired artwork, quotes and photographs, and peppered with essays by fellow book nerds… Continue reading Why I’d rather be reading

Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial - book review
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Am I overthinking this?

I was sent this product for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features an affiliate link Did you know that if you Google 'overthinking' you get over 21 million results?! If you're anything like me and overthink about how much you're overthinking, you need Am I Overthinking This? in your life.… Continue reading Am I overthinking this?

What I've been reading lately
Books, feminism

What I’ve been reading lately #20

Happy National Book Lovers Day! I thought I'd celebrate with a few mini reviews of what I've been reading lately, including a book which I have a feeling will be in my top five of the year. The Newcomer by Fern Britton I was invited to a launch event for the latest release from Fern… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #20