STAYING OPTIMISTIC IN A SCARY WORLD

There is literally no escaping the fact that the world right now is a scary place. We have terror attacks happening every other day, a Parliament who are in full control of our future but can’t agree about anything (hello Brexit) and a couple of megalomaniac heads of state who may or may not blow…

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MY FAVOURITE STRONG LITERARY WOMEN

Hello again world, it’s been a long, long time since I’ve been able to post anything (depsite my promise to myself of one blog a week), but I’m finally back on the blogging band wagon. It turns out, my timing couldn’t be more perfect, since it’s International Women’s Day and I’ve been itching to write…

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WHAT I’VE BEEN READING: DECEMBER

Before I start, let’s address the obvious elephant in the room… it’s a new year, it’s a new me (it’s not) and it’s time to make some resolutions. Like all good resolutions, I’m going to start with something that seems achievable but will inevitably fail anyways… in 2019, I resolve to show my blog some…

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WHY JOB HUNTING IS BASICALLY THE SAME AS DATING

Will they call, won’t they call? Am I being too needy? WHY DON’T THEY LIKE ME?! Just a few of the crazy-ass questions that run through the minds of job hunters and/ or daters everywhere. Having recently started a new job (as a content editor for an events company, if anyone’s interested), I am all too familiar…

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WHAT I’VE BEEN READING: NOVEMBER

With family, job and Christmas stresses all on the up this month, my mind has kind of been in a million and one different places recently. Unfortunately, I’ve probably spent more time this month staring out of the window than doing anything productive in the last couple of weeks. Rest assured though, I did manage…

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WHAT I’VE BEEN READING: SEPTEMBER

I’ve been shamefully neglectful of both my blog and my books in the past few weeks. What’s taken the place of my regular reading and writing habits? The Evening Standard puzzle section is 110% to blame. Because my 84-years-old-on-the-inside self has become addicted to a good Crossword/ Codeword/ Gogen, I’ve been dedicating all of my train time…

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