So earlier today you all got to see my YA/fiction favourites of 2016, but I am SO LUCKY in that I get to read an awful lot of MG books and picture books, so I figured I would do a MG/picture book favourites too! Again these are books that I've read (to myself/with the kids) … Continue reading Favourite reads of 2016: MG edition
Now is the time... I must bite the bullet and list my favourite reads of 2016. (I say reads because some of these were released before 2016 and I only got round to reading them in 2016, sorry!) Here we go... They are by no means in any order... and they're mostly YA. But there … Continue reading Favourite reads of 2016
This year I am going to try a new book challenge (well new to me!) the British Book Challenge! The point of this book challenge is to suport as many British authors as possible. You'll be able to track my progress through this post and probably many others but I am excited to get this … Continue reading British Book Challenge
Y'know what, 2016 is getting a lot of stick (and probably RIGHTLY SO, so much bad has happened this year) and I think it's important to remember good things, positive things, lovely things that have happened this year. I've had a weird year, it's been both good and tough... but even through the tough you … Continue reading #good2016
Hello everyone, I am sorry I have been AWOL for the past few days! After blogmas I just seem to have disappeared off the face of the earth but have no fear I am still here! I have been enjoying myself like mad over the past few days - Christmas was lovely! I do need … Continue reading Christmas madness!
As I've done this blogmas it has been amazing to read what my guest bloggers think of Christmas, what Christmas traditions and what Christmas means to them so I thought I would share just a short post on MY Christmas traditions! Now most of these are now my traditions as an adult, but some have … Continue reading My Christmas traditions…
Christmas adverts... love them or hate them they are DEFINITELY a thing these days. They make some companies BIG money! They probably cost a WHOLE chunk of money to make too... but I imagine they're worth it! I love them. It makes me feel like 'yes, it's Christmas, I can get excited about it now!' … Continue reading Christmas adverts
Growing up in Newcastle, we have this incredible tradition of our flagship Fenwick store getting an incredible Christmas window every year. Every Christmas we would go and look at the window. That's how, as a Geordie growing up, you KNEW Chrismtas was really coming. Even now as an adult I get SO EXCITED to see … Continue reading Fenwick Window
IT'S WEDNESDAY. YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS... TIS GUEST BLOG TIME!! Wooooo. This week, our final guest blog comes from another one of my wonderful YA book friends, twitter friends and in real life friends Aimee! And what a treat you are all in for! This is an epic post filled with Christmas traditions and … Continue reading There’s a bit of Christmas in the air…
Hello! It's me! I thought I would tell you more in a blog! About myself. (It didn't sound so self centred when I was planning my blogmas haha!) As I sit here I'm listening to my Christmas playlist on Amazon music and I feel festive as can be! So here we go it's the 21st … Continue reading 20 things about me!