Planning for NaNoWriMo

I have always wanted to complete NaNoWriMo, the challenge to write a whole novel in the month of November. I’ve started several times, but sitting down at my computer and hoping that inspiration will strike every day haven’t worked. I’ve never actually managed to complete it. Right now I am working on one novel which…

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I’m a Finalist!

I’m very excited to share that after entering the Reading Room Project competition I am going to have a poem included in their anthology! The theme is ‘Mad Like Us’ and the anthology brings together different works on mental health experiences. My piece is a poem that shares my experience of sleep paralysis. I’m really…

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The Weekly Report

Watching  Season 5 of Episodes. It’s just such a good show! Listening to I finished listening to Crushing It. I’ve also been listening to the Spice Girls a lot. I often wish it was still the ’90s. Reading A murder mystery called Death at Blenheim Palace. It’s very enjoyable and has made me want to visit the palace…

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The Weekly Report

Watching  This Homesense haul that made me go to Homsense and buy lots of things. Scrubs. Listening to The new Gary Vee book, Crushing It. Reading  Writing Blog posts about cheese, a brand story, more of my novel. Eating The best aubergine parmigiana I’ve ever made. Drinking An incredible pornstar martini made at home. I’ve wanted to try making them…

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The Weekly Report

Watching  A lot of Christmassy YouTube videos, The Apprentice, some random business webinars, Master of None season 2 and Sex and the City. I got the box set on Black Friday and it’s so gloriously ’90s! Listening to Christmas tunes, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and the new Agatha Raisin book, The Witches’ Tree.  Reading I finished Men without Women by Murakami this week. I had been reading…

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The Weekly Report

Watching The Apprentice, Cuckoo, and a lovely afternoon episode of Come Dine With Me. I also watched a couple of episode of Zumbo’s Just Desserts on Netflix which is a pretty fun show to fill the GBBO void! Listening to I finally started listening to Christmas tunes; namely Pentatonix. I also listened to Philip Pullman giving a talk at St. George’s Hall in Liverpool. It…

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The Food Report: 12 Things to Eat in New York

We ate at all sorts of places in New York and loads of them were awesome so I wanted to share them with you! You can see some of them in my earlier posts about our first week and second week in New York but I wanted to share a last list of places that we thought were worth…

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The Travel Report: New York

After a first week of work, libraries and Sunday relaxation, our second week in New York was the time to see all the sights! The first sight was the solar eclipse. When we realised a few months ago that we would be in the USA for the eclipse it was a pretty exciting moment. To witness it high above…

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The Travel Report: Sundays in New York

After our hectic first week in New York, we needed a Sunday of recovery. We started with brunch at Jams, a really fun restaurant with plenty of sweet and savoury brunch options. Whilst my boyfriend opted for dark chocolate pancakes with syrup and a side of bacon, I went for eggs, sourdough toast and burrata. This was…

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