The Value of Owning Books

There is nothing quite like the call of the school book fair. For me, this was one of my favourite events of the entire school calendar. I would enter the assembly hall and all the shelves would have been set up with colourful, tantalising books ready for my consumption. My mother would take me to… Continue reading The Value of Owning Books

My Current Literary Life

An update about my life since January... When I began this blog in October, it was with great hope and optimism. I desperately wanted somewhere to talk about books and to be a part of the book community. However, I was spending all my time focusing on this, as I didn't have work at that… Continue reading My Current Literary Life

#TBR241 – March Update

There are more excuses! I am going to explain why it is so easy for me to make excuses for the first part of the year, and then what I feel I need to do about this. I have received a lot of comments from people who think it is funny how many excuses we… Continue reading #TBR241 – March Update

New Year, New Reading Resolutions

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

My Favourite Book – Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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

Christmas Eve Eve!

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!

NaNo No Fail

Why did I fail at NaNoWriMo?! I first found NaNoWriMo back in 2008 when I read No Plot No Problem by Chris Baty¬†and by this point, I was 20 and had been writing for a really long time. When I was a teenager I started roleplaying online (all written) and I would write post after… Continue reading NaNo No Fail