October 8th this year was #BookshopDay so NATURALLY I visited a bookshop and BOUGHT BOOKS. What else would I do? I mean I can't say that every day isn't bookshop day with me but I need to celebrate it PROPERLY! I have lusted after BooksAreMyBag bags forever and I never managed to get my hands … Continue reading Bookshop Day
As many of you know I am currently a part time student at Sunderland Uni studying for a BA Hons in Education. It is TOUGH working full time and being a student part time. I won't skirt around the issue... it's tiring, hard work and taxing on my brain. Thursdays are hard. I am work … Continue reading Dissertation terror!
A few weeks ago I blogged about Michael Carey's other book The Girl With All The Gifts (BOOKBLOG: Michael Carey) and then proceeded to go to Waterstones to buy Fellside. And I do not regret it one iota. "Fellside is a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire moors. It's not the kind … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Michael Carey #2
Teaching speech marks can't always be the most interesting thing. But when you start to think outside of the box there are some absolutely amazing things you can come up with! Last year, whilst thinking of interesting ways in which we have conversations it dawned on me that the most prominent way I have conversations … Continue reading Free-day: Speech marks ideas!
IN LESS THAN 3 WEEKS I WILL BE IN LONDON AND I WILL BE AT YASHOT. I am excited. Can you tell? "What is YAShot?" I hear you scream! "YA Shot is an author-run, author-led Young Adult and Middle Grade festival that raises the money and resources to run a year-long programme pairing libraries and … Continue reading YAShot
So it seems I'm going to have to be more organised when writing my review of the week because all of my days just merge together these days! The stand out moments (good and bad) from last week are: (let's start with the good) Visit to Build a Bear with Reception. I was invited on … Continue reading The weeks just merge…
Hi Steph, this is Steph. It's 2.10.16 and I know you're going to need this letter so I thought I would write you it. Feel free to read this over and over whenever you feel the need.Right now you're not in a great headspace. You're frightened you'll fail. You're frightened to even try because you … Continue reading Dear future me…