Fable & Black review and giveaway
Books

Celebrating my love of libraries with Fable & Black [review & giveaway]

For my final book week post I've teamed up with Fable & Black to celebrate my love of libraries. I know yesterday was Bookshop Day but I've totally fallen for my local library in the last few months - and so has Jenson. Don't get me wrong, I love buying books. I pre-order the latest… Continue reading Celebrating my love of libraries with Fable & Black [review & giveaway]

Literary Emporium Book Lover giveaway
Books, stationery

Book Lover giveaway with Literary Emporium

Today marks the start of my first ever Book Week. I'm on the Bookstagram Tour for Bibliophile later in the week and decided to go all out with seven consecutive days of bookish content - including three giveaways! For my first Book Week post, I've teamed up with Rio from Literary Emporium. What I particularly… Continue reading Book Lover giveaway with Literary Emporium

What Would Boudicca Do?: Life Lessons from History's Most Remarkable Women
Books, feminism

Book review: What Would Boudicca Do?

I don't know if you've noticed but I can't get enough of these books about awesome women often forgotten by the history books. From Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls to A Glorious Freedom, and everything in between, there's something for feminists of all ages. My latest favourite is What Would Boudicca Do?: Everyday Problems… Continue reading Book review: What Would Boudicca Do?

Super Pooper and Whizz Kid: Potty Power! by Hello!Lucky
Books, Jenson

What Jenson has been reading lately #3

I've spent the last three years listening to people tell me how much Jenson looks like his dad. Don't get me wrong, it's cute and all, but I really relish the moments when I see how much he gets from me. Like, the kid can not get enough cheese, just like his mumma (and her… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #3

Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon
Books, feminism

Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

If there's one thing that's got me through the last few years of working mum life, it's the power of female friendships - and I flippin' love seeing them celebrated. In a time where women are often portrayed as bitchy and jealous, it's great to see a supportive sisterhood, especially in a pretty yet powerful… Continue reading Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

My Brighton Hotel - review
Lifestyle

24 hours in Brighton: My Brighton Hotel

Last week I went away for my first work conference - in Brighton! Brighton had been on my list of places to visit in the UK for a long time and I was pleased to have a reason to explore. Our CEO even suggested that we fly up, as travelling on the train from Cornwall… Continue reading 24 hours in Brighton: My Brighton Hotel

Mr Kipling Roald Dahl cakes
Books, Lifestyle

Exceedingly geeky cakes

If you follow me on Instagram you'll have noticed a fair few tea and cake posts lately. When Dom told me that Mr Kipling had released a line of Roald Dahl cakes, I knew I had to get them all. Yes, for the Gram. I hate me too. Anyhoo, I could only find the George's… Continue reading Exceedingly geeky cakes

100 Books That Changed the World by Scott Christianson and Colin Salter
Books

My literary bucket list

Earlier this year I reviewed 100 Books That Changed the World and it got me thinking about my book bucket list. Almost every day I come across yet another book which I add to my wish list but what are the priorities? What are the classics that everyone talks about? Which recent releases have become… Continue reading My literary bucket list

Books, feminism

Book review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

I don't want to brag here (much!) but I'm doing so well with my book choices lately. I'm on a streak of titles which are nothing short of eye-opening, inspiring and empowering. The latest is Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own*. I know what you're thinking: but, Emma, you studied English at GCSE and… Continue reading Book review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

Sylvia Plath pin
Books, feminism

Feminist Book Fortnight: The Book Which Has Most Inspired Me

For Feminist Book Fortnight I really wanted to write about the female writer, or book written by a woman, which has most inspired me but, truth be told, I struggled. Enid Blyton was the writer who made me fall in love with stories. Jodi Picoult is the writer whose books I always pre-order and eagerly… Continue reading Feminist Book Fortnight: The Book Which Has Most Inspired Me