Creativity, Self

My Recommendations 2017

Now we are nearing the end of 2017 I thought I'd share with you some of the things I've loved reading, watching and listening to this year! Check out some of the items on my list and let me know some of your recommendations from this year in the comments! Read Now admittedly I may… Continue reading My Recommendations 2017


#Reading challenge books 9-10

Here is an update on my reading challenge! I am a bit behind schedule what with settling Joe into starting school, but now I need to get back on track to make sure I've read 26 books by the 31st of December! Book 9 was “The North Water” by Ian Mcguire. The story is set upon… Continue reading #Reading challenge books 9-10


Wildwood #readingchallenge

Welcome to Book two of my reading challenge, where I aim to read a book a week (that's 26 books) by New year 2018. This weeks book was "Wildwood" by Colin Meloy, the first is a trilogy of children's books (aimed at 9-11 year olds). Based in Portland- a place I'd love to visit, and… Continue reading Wildwood #readingchallenge

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Sharp Objects #readingchallenge

Hi Everyone, so here it is, the first book of my reading challenge! Have you guys read it? Let me know in the comments what you thought of it and if you agree with my review! I have given this book 5 stars- I really....well, enjoyed it is probably the wrong turn of phrase, but… Continue reading Sharp Objects #readingchallenge

Cystic Fibrosis, Family

Recommended read! “A Song for Tomorrow” #cysticfibrosis #alicemartineau #alicepeterson

I have gotten back into reading fiction books recently. I've dipped in and out of fiction books for the past few years, but have mainly been engrossed in non fiction. Somehow this month I'm now on my fourth fiction book, this may not seem a lot to some of you, I know before I had… Continue reading Recommended read! “A Song for Tomorrow” #cysticfibrosis #alicemartineau #alicepeterson


Women in Clothes- my answers to the survey

This year I have been dipping in and out of the book "Women in Clothes" which I wrote briefly about in this post. Unfortunately it now has to go back to the library but I fancied answering some of the questions the book posed to over 600 women about clothes and their relationship with them,… Continue reading Women in Clothes- my answers to the survey

what are we reading?
Creativity, Family

What we’re reading

As a family of librarians and ex-librarians we are book lovers and we always have a book or two on the go both fiction and non-fiction, as well as magazines, newspapers and online articles we are always reading something. We obviously want to pass our love of books on to Joe so he has lots… Continue reading What we’re reading

Robin, world book day, Lion, Aslam the lion, the lion the witch and the wardrobe
Creativity, Family

World Book Day

Happy World book day everyone! As Robin works in a school library he had to dress up as a character from literature to work today. With 20 minutes notice and few resources this morning we managed to cobble together a fairly decent Lion outfit so that Robin could go to work as Aslan from the… Continue reading World Book Day

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Interesting things Wednesday

Here are a few things we have found interesting or inspiring this week! I have just finished reading this: I love Stephen King books- a passion that I  have inherited from my mom (reason my mom is great number 272)- and was very excited to hear that he was writing a crime trilogy. I read… Continue reading Interesting things Wednesday

Creativity, Cystic Fibrosis, Self

The GoldFinch and Diary of a children’s hospital

I have just finished reading "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt. Robin got it me for Christmas and it has taken me up til now to finish it! That's what happens when you have a little one to look after, I used to be able to read a book in a week, now it takes me… Continue reading The GoldFinch and Diary of a children’s hospital