New Year’s Resolution: 2nd Quarter Check-In

At the end of last year, I decided to compile a list of resolutions for 2017 in the hope of improving various aspects of my life. I set myself some rather large goals, and as I have a tendency to set them and the completely forget what they are, I have decided to check in with my progress over the year. At the end of March, a quarter of the way through the year, I posted a quarterly check in (which can be found here). I wanted to check back in and see how I was getting on with them, and it’s safe to say that it’s not exactly going to plan. Just to recap, my New Years Resolutions can be found here. Continue reading


Happy 400th Post-Day To Me!

It does not take a genius to work out the theme of this short but sweet post. Yes, you did guess correctly, this is my 400th post. 400 posts. That seems like an awful lot. Lots of books reviewed, places travelled, rants expressed, readathons completed, and friends made. So, to all of you who read, follow, and maybe even like my blog, thank you! Continue reading

Happy Anniversary To Me!

As you have probably guessed from the title of this post, this blog is celebrating it’s one year anniversary today. That means it is one year since Emma and I sat on the sofa in her University house watching Netflix, making fajitas, and constructing a wordpress that I did not yet know how to use.

A year, 10 countries, over 75 books, 50 films, 15 TV shows, and countless experiences later, and I am still remembering to post regularly, and more importantly enjoy doing it. Continue reading