Books with the Boy: Harry Potter Studio Tour

After Christmas on the 3rd of January we went to the Harry Potter Studio tour. We went on a tour and we looked at the gift shop first then we got a passport and had a look around at what we might want to buy after the tour. When we first went into the tour... Continue Reading →


Coffee and… The Puppy Life

So, regular readers might have noticed I've not been posting regularly so far this year, and the reason for that is little Neville the Cocker Spaniel, who bounded into our lives just under a fortnight ago. Join me in a coffee and some puppy pictures? The Coffee: This week I am drinking a coffee from... Continue Reading →

Mini Reviews: Barrington Stoke Books

In this edition of mini reviews I'm sharing review of two books I've been sent by Barrington Stoke. Barrington Stoke are one of my favourite children's publishers offering a great variety of kids books (including some of mine and S's favourites), which are designed to help children with dyslexia / visual issues. And Kirstin, the... Continue Reading →

Six for Sunday: Bookish Wishes

Another Sunday and our hostess of awesome Steph, is asking us to share six bookish wishes. Here are mine: 1. A Melinda Salisbury / Sara Barnard collaboration. I don't think the world is ready for that level of awesome, but I would wish for it all the same. 2. An Ajita spin-off. Laura Steven's The Exact Opposite... Continue Reading →

2018 Big Blog Post

Today I am stealing my lovely pal Steph's 2018 Big Blog Post (with her permission) because it looked a lot of fun, and I should probably do it before we get too far into 2019 for it to be an acceptable post. 2018 Reading Stats Number of books read: 179 (my journal says 181 but... Continue Reading →

#SixforSunday New Year, New Books

Another year, another set of tricky Sunday prompts from Steph. This week is New Year, New Books. I've already shared six of the releases I'm looking forward to this year, so this week's prompt stumped me a bit. I've gone with 6 new books I've got over the Christmas period to kick off my new... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year! Reading Goals

Happy New Year! How on earth is it 2019 already? Today I'm going to be sharing my 2019 reading goals to kick off the new year. GoalsGoodreads Setting a Goodreads reading goal seems to be really controversial this year, but I like having one. I don't feel particularly pressured by them, and I've been known to adjust... Continue Reading →

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