my goodreads reading challenge 2016

My 2016 Goodreads Challenge

I'd had a Goodreads account for a while but not really used it until this year. When I was bored I liked to rate books in order to get recommendations but I never used it to track my reading. This year I set myself my first challenge - to read 50 books in 2016. I… Continue reading My 2016 Goodreads Challenge

what I've been reading lately - Esquire, The Death of Superman and Flow

What I’ve been reading lately #5

I've been looking for a lighter read lately and something that I can easily dip in and out of or read in one sitting - hello, magazines and comic books! Quite the eclectic mix, doncha think?! I had to pick up a copy of Esquire because it was subtitled the men and women's issue. I… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #5

nerd block comic subscription
geekery, Lifestyle

Item of the day: Nerd Block subscription

Oh em gee, there's more! The other day I blogged about the seriously epic-looking My Geek Box and now I've discovered Nerd Block. Subscriptions start at £13.99 for younger subscribers and go up to £19.99 for the daddy of all subscriptions. There are other specialist subscriptions, including a comic special, featuring three comics/graphic novels, an… Continue reading Item of the day: Nerd Block subscription

i like nice things wall art from urban outfitters
Books, geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

Urban Outfitters wishlist

Man, I love Urban Outfitters! Ever since I first walked into a store at the age of 16 right before closing and quickly stocked up on loads of awesome classic film posters, it has topped my list of favourite stores. I very rarely buy clothes there - I'm all about the quirky homewares and stationery.… Continue reading Urban Outfitters wishlist

melinwonderland instagram
Books, Film, Lifestyle, stationery

Follow Friday #7

I missed a week again so my Bloglovin feed is loooong! I try and keep the list short by skimming through it in the morning and marking the less interesting-looking ones as read but actually finding the time to read the others is hard! Here are some of my favourite posts. Baby RIE parenting craze… Continue reading Follow Friday #7

my week in photos
blogging, Books, Film, Lifestyle, Music

Highlights of the week

Plenty of recipes to try this week, along with blogging tips and days out in Cornwall. Lifestyle Pastel bedroom - Not on the High Street Chocolate Lego is made to make your mouth water - Creative Bloq I believe in you - Sailboat Thoughts :: On Being A Product Of My Family - She &… Continue reading Highlights of the week


Highlights of the week

I was a bad blog reader this week and didn't catch the new posts that went up via my Bloglovin feed. Bad me. There will be more next week! Lifestyle The Women Against Feminism Tumblr is a thing and it makes us really sad - Cosmopolitan How to be a woman, according to more than… Continue reading Highlights of the week

the book thief by markus zusak
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

What I’ve been reading lately #1

It feels like forever since I wrote a book review that wasn't for aliljoy (I just checked and it was for The Fault in Our Stars back in April!) and I average one a week. I plan on getting back to a full post per book but here's a rundown of what I've been reading… Continue reading What I’ve been reading lately #1

my week in photos
blogging, Books, crafting, Film, Lifestyle

Highlights of the week

As my blog reading is increasing, so too is this weekly highlights post! Happy reading! New discoveries Death to the Stock Photo Blogging Amy Writes: My essential top 10 Mobile Apps for Bloggers - Love, Amybecca Amy Writes: Can Instagram help my blog? - Love, Amybecca How to learn to code as a blogger and… Continue reading Highlights of the week


Highlights of the week

So many lovely things on the interweb this week, including DIY projects, recipes, book reviews, stationery, incredible homes plus blogging tips. Happy reading! New blog discoveries DESIGNLOVEFEST Violet+Key Lifestyle posts New in: Cute stationery - Burkatron Meat, music, mayhem: Grillstock 2014 - Lily Doughball Homes I want! Inside our home: Bedroom - Little Winter Edwardian… Continue reading Highlights of the week