Genre: Non-Fiction

Review: I’ll Be There For You

Review: I’ll Be There For You

My Relationship With ‘Friends‘ I remember being at school when everyone started talking about this amazing new TV show, Friends. If memory serves, Friday, Channel 4, 9pm. I actually used to watch it at my friend’s house in the beginning, that’s where I was introduced to it properly. His older sister used to let me […]

Posted November 17, 2018


Review: Read Harder

Review: Read Harder

  Some of my favourite things are books and stationery, so the new reading log, Read Harder from BOOK RIOT is pretty much perfect for me! The log has been designed to coincide with BOOK RIOT’s Read Harder campaign, which is an annual reading challenge, with 24 tasks, to encourage participants to read more diversely. You can […]

Posted September 4, 2018


Review: Wonderbook: An Illustrated Guide To Creating Imaginative Fiction

Review: Wonderbook: An Illustrated Guide To Creating Imaginative Fiction

Writers such as the wonderful V.E. Schwab have ignited in me an interest in the craft of writing (Schwab’s YouTube and Instagram accounts are definitely worth watching). With this new flame of interest, I came across the revised and expanded, 5th-anniversary edition of Wonderbook: An Illustrated Guide To Imaginative Fiction by Jeff VanderMeer that is published […]

Posted July 3, 2018


Review: How To Be A Grown-Up

Review: How To Be A Grown-Up

Sometimes it’s just nice to read a book that you can relate to. I might be in my thirties and been through a lot in my three and a bit decades on the planet, but I think How To Be A Grown-Up is a phrase I’ll forever ponder (won’t we all) and so Daisy Buchanan’s […]

Posted June 26, 2018


Refugee Week & The Displaced Review

Refugee Week & The Displaced Review

This week is the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week. With World Refugee Day occurring on Wednesday 20th June 2018, it feels that this week is the perfect time to share with you one of my most recent reads, The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives Abrams published this anthology of […]

Posted June 18, 2018


Review: Eat. Sweat. Play.

Review: Eat. Sweat. Play.

MY STORY Many of you know how much I love watching sport – football, F1, athletics – basically I’ll watch any sport with the exception of cricket. These days I’m stuck in a situation where I can’t exercise; my illness confines me massively. I do those wee exercises that I can, the ones that the […]

Posted June 16, 2016


Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

As most of you know I have a penchant for Twitter. Over the years I have found some great businesses on there, businesses created by normal, everyday people working from their homes and making a living. I love supporting small businesses on there and do so as much as I can. You see it’s something […]

Posted July 19, 2012


The Takeaway Secret

The Takeaway Secret

Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet recently, I’ve not been too well. I’m back now though! I’ve been looking forward to writing this review for ages, and now I feel that I have tried out enough recipes that I can do the book justice! The Takeaway Secret is a fantastic book packed full of recipes […]

Posted February 10, 2011