Tonight, an interesting discussion about working class writers left me thinking for the rest of the evening... While the original panel was intended to discuss how the publishing industry accepts or hinders working class authors and the unique space they may have to negotiate through this socioeconomic status, what emerged was an interesting discussion of… Continue reading Am I Working Class?
It is not often that I feel a desperate need to respond, but while reading this, and now that I've completed it, I cannot stop thinking and wanting to talk about it. Here is the thing. I am privileged. I have been lucky my whole life. My mum and dad care about me deeply, I… Continue reading Response to: Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race
In keeping with my reading resolutions for 2018, I have decided to create my own tag, the TBR 241 challenge. Throughout the year I will be making sure that for every 1 book I buy, I have to read/unhaul 2 books from my pre2018 owned TBR. Most of the books that I now have on… Continue reading #TBR241
Let's do this! 2017 Recap So 2017 was a year in which I had a lot of free time, due to this, I was able to reinvigorate my love for both reading, and writing about/discussing books. It was the year that I decided to restart Afternoon Literature and make it a key part of my… Continue reading New Year, New Reading Resolutions
Today I wanted to write a blog post about my favourite book. This is probably one of the most exciting blog posts that I have ever written because it has been a really great opportunity to photograph and look through all my editions of Wuthering Heights and remember why I own them and why I… Continue reading My Favourite Book – Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
School is over, and so it is finally time for Christmas to begin. This year I wanted to start it with a Christmas Eve Eve day out, just to really soak up the atmosphere. I usually hate being anywhere near shops at this time of year, but the Christmas lights and the idea of some… Continue reading Christmas Eve Eve!
After a hard week at work, with my head completely all over the place due to the overwhelming amount of things to remember and learn, all I wanted to do on Saturday was sit down and read some books. It is winter in England. I love winter, but this means that it is dark and… Continue reading My Library Love