What’s Been Getting Me Through the Pandemic? | Books, Culture, Lifestyle

What's Been Getting Me Through the Pandemic? | Books, Culture, Lifestyle

I don’t want to be that person who says ‘it’s been a tough year for us all’, because we’ve heard it over and over and over. So I’ll just say ‘bloody hell, it’s been shit, hasn’t it?’ For me, there have been pockets of joy (I started my Masters, got engaged, and my blog started […]

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Books I Got for Christmas! | rosie abigail

White and orange books on a grey background. A white jumper arm peeks through on the left. Rosie's hand holds a cup of tea in a white mug.

Christmas seems like months ago now, not merely nineteen days ago. Did we even have Christmas? It’s all a bit of a blur. That pandemic life, eh?  Despite having a very different Christmas this year, (I didn’t get to spend it with family, but I did get to spend it with my fiance and our […]

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You Need to Give Audiobooks a Try | Top Five Audiobooks on Audible!

You Need to Give Audiobooks a Try - Top Five Audiobooks on Audible

Dear anyone who enjoys reading: you have to give audiobooks a go. No no, don’t scrunch your face up, hear me out. I didn’t think I’d enjoy audiobooks; I’ve never gotten on with eBooks, so the thought of a non-physical book made me stir in my seat and mutter ‘no, no, it’s not for me’, […]

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Books to Get You Feeling ~Autumnal~ | rosie abigail

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My cardigan’s on, the asthma’s out to play, and the leaves are dropping off the trees; it must be autumn! It might be the petrichor in the air, or the big comfy jumper speaking, but autumn is my favourite season. As the nights get longer, the air gets colder, and my mugs of hot chocolate […]

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The Bibliophile’s Night Out Book Tag! | rosie

Long time, no see, book tag! I was tagged by Janet over at The Storyteller to give this one a go. Now, I’m a fussy lass when it comes to tags, once in a blue moon kind of post. However, this one seems really fun! I suggest you give Janet a follow (and Beth over […]

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Summer Reading List 2020! | rosie abigail

In the words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, hello there. It’s been a hot minute (well, two weeks) since I last posted, and even longer than that since I’ve had a regular posting schedule. In all honesty, I’ve been burnt out. Work has been spilling over to my personal life, and balancing living with an unknown health […]

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Five Bookish Places I Want to Visit! | Travel

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Three months into lockdown and boy oh boy, the wanderlust is still strong. Since COVID has hit, I’ve made a travel journal (despite not being able to travel), a list of stay-cation ideas (despite not being able to travel), and planned my dream holidays for the next five years (despite not being able to travel […]

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Five Books That Bring Me Joy! | Books & Culture

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In these tough times, I am all about finding moments of joy and sunshine to revel in. Luckily for me, I can find a lot of that in books! Here are the five books that I can pick up off the shelf, that I know will bring a smile to my face.  The Princess Bride […]

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Books I’ve Read in Lockdown | Chat & Reviews

I’m now entering week seven of working from home thanks to the coronavirus pandemic (I think? It could be week thirteen-hundred, I’ve lost track of time). I’m an asthmatic, so I was always going to be on isolation and lockdown. Like everyone else in the UK, not being able to go out or see fellow […]

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