Hey everyone! So I decided to do a post relating to my recent trip to YALC. I know there's a lot of posts going around that are survival guides for newbies, which I found super useful! But I thought it would be nice to share my own newbie experience too. I only heard about YALC … Continue reading My YALC 2019 Experience!
Hey guys! So a long time ago (3 or 4 years) I posted a blog about which companies are cruelty free! I'm now updating it as some information has changed and I'm getting a lot of comments from people correcting it. So here goes. These are some of the cruelty free products you can get … Continue reading Cruelty free products updated for 2019
It's been a while since I've shared a thoughtful post having got stuck in a rut of writing a lot of reviews and also uni assignments (one more to go!) but today got me thinking about childhood reading and how it shapes us as people. It's my nephews christening next month and as a christening … Continue reading Do Books Make Us Better People?
2018 was a great reading year for me so I thought I'd share my reads with you guys. I'll mark which ones were my favourites of the year and which ones were disappointing. Here's some info from my Goodreads Year in books. Total books read: 214 Pages read: 82,597 Shortest book: 18 pages This was … Continue reading 2018 wrap up!
I thought I'd put a little guide together for Christmas present ideas for the book lovers in your life. This is mainly a guide for candles with my business Ash & Quill Candles but I'll also include some of my favourite bookish makers too. So first up. What candles are ideal Christmas presents for the … Continue reading The Ash & Quill Candles Guide to Book Lover Christmas Gifts
Hi guys! I'm sharing a bit of a different post today as I'd like to write a review about managing a holiday to Venice with an allergy to peanuts and tree nuts. I tried to find this information out before we left and found it really difficult so I'd like to share my experience and … Continue reading Venice with a nut allergy
Hi everyone! It's the final down the tbr hole post, thank you for sticking with me through so many posts! I'll be doing this again next year but for now, I'll leave you with these final books! A Touch of Gold by Annie Sullivan A King Midas retelling! I've never seen this done before so … Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #22
We've finally reached the penultimate post of down the TBR Hole. I can't believe I've got through 400+ books in such a short time! The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson This cover really doesn't appeal to me but this is one of the highest rated book on Goodreads, so I'm going trust my fellow … Continue reading Down the tbr Hole #21
Welcome back again to down the tbr hole! I'm so close to the end now! Moby Dick by Herman Melville 'Call Me Ishmael' ever since reading and watching Matilda I've wanted to read Moby Dick so this one is definitely.... staying Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez I feel like this … Continue reading Down the tbr Hole #20
It's the third to last trip down the tbr hole and I'm already feeling nostalgic about it! So I'm going to get right in and feed my addiction to this meme! Everless by Sarah Holland I have a copy of this book, love the cover and the premise sounds good! So it's... Staying Daughter of … Continue reading Down the tbr hole #19