totoro notebook and pen from amazon
Film, geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

Item of the day: Totoro notebook and pen from Amazon

When it comes to kawaii stationery you can't go wrong with something Ghibli-inspired. I love this Totoro notebook and pen combo from Amazon. Totoro Notebook and Pen One Piece Notebook Set for Collectors, £13.99

how to be well read by john sutherland
Books

Item of the day: How to be Well Read by John Sutherland

With World Book Day just around the corner (2 March, fact fans!), I've found myself intrigued by the book How to be Well Read. I'd be hard pressed to get through all 500 books but I'm definitely interested in knowing more about the recommendations. The hardback is available on Amazon for £20.00. How to be… Continue reading Item of the day: How to be Well Read by John Sutherland

bmo light up journal from amazon
geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

Item of the day: BMO light-up journal from Amazon

You know what's better than a plain old notebook? A BMO journal! And you know what's even better than that? One that lights up! This may well be the coolest journal I've ever seen! Thanks, Amazon! BMO light-up journal, £15.84 I'd love it if you could take five minutes to complete my reader survey. You'll… Continue reading Item of the day: BMO light-up journal from Amazon

bad girls throughout history from amazon
Books

Item of the day: Bad Girls Throughout History by Ann Shen

How cool does this book sound? 100 women who have changed the world, aka bad girls throughout history. Beautifully illustrated, this book features total bad asses, including one of my faves, Nora Ephron, Maya Angelou, Jane Austen and Joan Jett. It's £12.08 from Amazon.

get your shit together by sarah knight
Books

Item of the day: Get Your Shit Together by Sarah Knight

Everyone might still be talking about The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck (which I've still not read) but did you know Sarah Knight released a new book last month? It's called 'Get Your Shit Together: How to stop worrying about what you should do so you can finish what you need to… Continue reading Item of the day: Get Your Shit Together by Sarah Knight

quiet by susan cain
Books

Item of the day: Quiet by Susan Cain

I was gifted 13 books(!) for Christmas and a Waterstones voucher (just ordered three more titles!), so I'm not exactly short on something to read. But there are always titles that keep popping up on blog posts that look intriguing, like Quiet by Susan Cain. I was first attracted to the cover but when I… Continue reading Item of the day: Quiet by Susan Cain

a child of books by oliver jeffers from amazon
Books, Parenthood

Item of the day: A Child of Books by Sam Winston and Oliver Jeffers

Here's the perfect gift for bookworms to share with their mini bookworms. I'm a big fan of Oliver Jeffers' illustrations and when I spotted A Child of Books on Instagram I knew I had to add it to The List. It's a gorgeous picture book about reading and sharing stories, featuring excerpts from the likes… Continue reading Item of the day: A Child of Books by Sam Winston and Oliver Jeffers

advent calendars 2016
Lifestyle, Parenthood

Top 10 advent calendars for 2016

Gone are the days of traditional chocolate advent calendars. These days you can get your mitts on anything from toys to beauty products - or build your own. Here are some of my faves for this year. Lindt bear, Sainsburys, £12.00 Personalised Christmas memories, Not on the High Street, £10.00 Advent for two, Hotel Chocolat,… Continue reading Top 10 advent calendars for 2016

2016 christmas gift guide for bloggers
blogging, geekery, Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Bloggers

The more I think about it, the more I think we bloggers are the easiest people in the world to shop for. Just wrap up something rose gold or with a white marble effect and we're happy, right? Well, we don't all go for all of the trends but you can usually play it safe… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Bloggers