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Everything I Read In January/February

Everything I Read In January/February

I read 25 books last year and reached my Goodreads (follow me on Goodreads) target for the first time ever! That encouraged me to set my goal to 52 books this year. While I am slightly behind already, January and February were good months for […]

A New Direction

A New Direction

To coincide with the start of a new season, I want to freshen up my blog and social media content, and take it in a new direction.

Book review: Unfollow – a journey from hatred to hope (leaving the Westboro Baptist Church)

Book review: Unfollow – a journey from hatred to hope (leaving the Westboro Baptist Church)

A gripping memoir of escaping extremism and falling in love, Unfollow relates Phelps-Roper’s moral awakening, her departure from the church, and how she exchanged the absolutes she grew up with for new forms of warmth and community. Rich with suspense and thoughtful reflection, Phelps-Roper’s life […]

Ten Year Challenge

Ten Year Challenge

I started this decade as a 15 year old who thought I was just starting my life. I was finding my feet, I had lots of friends and thought I was going to do okay in life. I spent a lot of time with my […]

My Top 10 Posts Of 2019

My Top 10 Posts Of 2019

As we come to the end of 2019 – and the end of the decade (!) – it’s a good time to reflect on the year just gone. Despite having never done a ‘top ten blog posts of the year’ post before, I have always […]

What I Read In November

What I Read In November

This month has been, to put it politely, a total sh*tshow in terms of my mental health. It’s resulted in me having to take some time out to try and recover. This month I have read half the amount of books I read in the […]

A Birthday To Remember In Budapest

A Birthday To Remember In Budapest

A 25th birthday to remember in Budapest. What a gorgeous, exciting little city