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“Find Your Happy” | Where Have I Been?

The sun beat down on my already tanned skin as I wandered around the deserted dirt roads. Dust kicked up into clouds around my feet as I floated past farms and factories, my headphones masking the distant hum of electricity from packing machines. I constantly flicked between two playlists on Spotify; my Writers playlist and… Continue reading “Find Your Happy” | Where Have I Been?

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Freshers Book Review

For the first time in ages, I sat down and read more than a chapter in one sitting. I think that is something we need to acknowledge here because I'm pretty proud of that fact! I've been in such a reading rut since uni and honestly have missed just sitting down and curling up with a… Continue reading Freshers Book Review

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Drowning In Books: 20/31 Days of Blogging Challenge

I love books. I love the smell of the pages, both old and new. When you open a book and bury your nose into the pages, inhaling the sweet, musky smell that is similar to almonds and vanilla. The crinkle of paper as you flip open a new chapter. The different styles of cover art,… Continue reading Drowning In Books: 20/31 Days of Blogging Challenge

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Book Tag: 17/31 Days of Blogging Challenge!

E-Book or physical book? Physical book. Always. Paperback or hardback? I LOVE hardback books but it's guna so much cheaper to buy a paperback and I'm a poor person. I'm am (slowly) collecting the Barnes and Noble Leatherback Classics though! Online or in-store book shopping? I really enjoy going into an actual bookstore, taking in… Continue reading Book Tag: 17/31 Days of Blogging Challenge!


2017 In Review!

I almost can't believe that it is New Years Eve tomorrow! Where did the time go? 2017 has been a full on rollercoaster ride; filled with twists and turns, slow rises and speeding downfalls, screaming and cheering. But we made it! I came into this year at a house party I was hosting in my final… Continue reading 2017 In Review!

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The Books That Made Us Readers.

I was one of the lucky kids. My parents would both sit in my room before I went to bed, one on the rocking chair, and one next to me in bed, and they would read to me. They read me wonderful books filled with all sorts of magic and drama that made me the… Continue reading The Books That Made Us Readers.