This year I have not been blogging quite as much as I would like. I tried to get myself back into it a few times but I always fizzled out. I was thinking about why this could be happening and I thought back to why I started this blog in the first place. It was… Continue reading A New Blog?
A few weeks ago J and I went on a day out to Oxford with my mum. As we were wandering around a huge bookshop I spotted a book, Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge. I pointed it out to J. It had an interesting title, and thanks to my habit of… Continue reading What I’ve been reading #13
I did something very impressive last night, I put up an Ikea bookshelf by myself. I have been meaning to get a second bookshelf for a while. I spent ages with just a pile of books in my room before I got my first bookshelf. Then when I finally bought one, it quickly became obvious that… Continue reading Bookshelf building
Last weekend was strangely productive. I did not particularly plan anything or go very far, but it was not the lazy weekend that usually happens when I have no plan. It also started off with me cracking open a box of wine on Friday after a somewhat stressful day at work, which wasn't the most promising… Continue reading A Busy Weekend
I got an exciting email in my inbox from Duolingo the other day . They have released a new app! Tinycards! It is just lots of flashcards for all kinds of subjects. I think anyone can make and publish them so I guess the range of cards will grow, but I am pretty excited about… Continue reading Eternal Student
Sometimes the only thing you need to motivate you to write is to tell yourself that you have to! I still have not finished my NaNoWriMo novel from last year, I have occasionally got it out and poked at it or added a few pages but really, it could have become a completed first draft if… Continue reading Writing Motivation
The other day I was invited to a housewarming party of a university friend, she had just moved in with her boyfriend. I invited J and warned him this might be a bit more grown-up than we're used to. The friend in question met her boyfriend where she works, he is a bit (10 years) older… Continue reading Grown Ups