Woah. It's the end of February already? HOW. DID. THAT. HAPPEN. February was a wonderful bookish month for me thanks to half term. I got SO MUCH reading done in half term (I think my grand total was 7 books in half term in the end!) So here we go... I'm currently reading... NOTHING. I've … Continue reading February wrap up!
I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch part of The Night Spinner, the new and final book in the Dreamsnatcher series, in London and I had a total whale of a time! It was so incredible to finally get to meet Abi and talk to her about her books! I've been a … Continue reading The Night Spinner Launch
A big thank you to the lovely Kelly @ Kelly's Ramblings for nominating me for this one. You should go and check out her blog! RULES… 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. 2. Write a post to show your award 3. Give a brief story of how … Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award
Poles Apart: Fun and beautifully illustrated! Perfect for the classroom! I spotted this a few weeks ago in Waterstones Newcastle but didn't pick it up at the time so when it came to buying it again I had totally forgotten what it was! In fly the amazing friends of twitter I have! They came to my … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: JEANNE WILLIS, JARVIS
To all those amazing teachers, this is a letter for you. I'm writing this in hopes that it can brighten someone's day, or help someone through a tough patch, or just be something my teacher friends read and ponder over. It's certainly not going to change the world! Just my musings, dedicated to teachers and … Continue reading To all those amazing teachers…
Margot and Me: heartbreaking, soul filled and beautiful. The first I heard of Juno Dawson was when I read the Crisis 'I'll Be Home For Christmas' short story anthology and I absolutely loved her short story about a Geordie boy (see my review here: BOOKBLOG: Tom Becker) and as soon as I heard there was a … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Juno Dawson
Ah, here we are again... after what seems like the toughest 7 weeks of my working career (I have no idea why, this half term just felt ROUGH) we have reached half term. Half term is a funny time for me, I am so bad at switching off and I spend a lot of it … Continue reading Half term… happiness
I spend a lot of time championing books on this blog and I thought it was about time that I shared with you all some of my favourite Disney films. Now, I'm not one who loves watching films but I LOVE going to the cinema - I find it holds my attention more than sitting … Continue reading DISNEY?!
Welcome to guest blog number 2, this time coming from my wonderful friend Kelly - This Northern Gal (her details are at the bottom of this blog post!). I’m not a very good book-worm, or book-blogger for that matter. I think Shakespeare is kind of over rated, and way too overvalued in English schooling. I … Continue reading 3 stars and above, please
Hello all you wonderful people on the internet, It's only right that here, Valentines Day, I share a message with the people who inspire me, push me and support me the most. The internet is a place filled with trolls, horrible people and badness... but I'm lucky that I have found you. I've found my … Continue reading To my pocket friends…