I've always loved writing, which may not be surprising to you as I have this blog to document it! I've actually kept a bullet journal since June 2018, but in 2020 I want to make more videos on my YouTube channel and blog posts about my spreads, goals, doodles and adventures in my journal! But, … Continue reading My 2020 Bullet Journal: reflection and new habits
June is Caribbean Heritage Month and as a Jamaican born in the UK, I was so happy to see a #ReadCaribbean challenge going around on bookstagram started by @bookofcinz! This challenge is all about celebrating books set in the Caribbean and shining a light on Caribbean authors in the month of June (and beyond)! I'm … Continue reading My Caribbean Reads TBR!
My Sister the Serial Killer is a darkly satirical portrayal of two sisters, Ayoola and Korede, who are covering up a very murderous secret. Fast paced, complex and quietly funny this Women's Prize longlisted thriller is a sure 4 star read. Plot: Ayoola is a beautiful and impulsive Nigerian woman who has the world wrapped … Continue reading #12 My Sister the Serial Killer | A good book and a cup of tea
Set in a former railway station on the quiet coast of Wells-Next-the-Sea, this charming independent bookshop is home to a pottery workshop, craftshed and bookshop full to the brim with vintage books on every topic under the sun. How's your easter weekend coming along, friends? Have you been at the seaside, escaping to the countryside … Continue reading #3 Indies all over |The Old Station Pottery and Bookshop
Red Clocks is a hard-hitting, unapologetically feminist novel with the damning question of "What is a woman for?" at its heart. Before I start this book review, I just want to explain why I've been gone for a LONG bloody time: longer than a whole year. 2018 was not my finest year, I was ill for … Continue reading #11 Red Clocks by Leni Zumas | A good book and a cup of a tea
I love rummaging and finding gems at charity bookshops. This book haul is from one of the first bookshops I ever went to - The Red Cross Bookshop in my local town - maybe I'll give you a tour if you guys want a more in-depth look? For now I have the spoils of my … Continue reading A charity book haul
Nottingham's independent bookshop; filled with political literature, classics, new releases focusing on books from independent presses from around the world. Stepping into Five Leaves feels electric: multi-coloured fairy lights adorn bookshelves, Che Guevara quotes are pressed onto windows and radical authors fill up this unassuming bookshop nestling in Long Row. It's a bookshop that really … Continue reading #2 Indies all over | Five Leaves Bookshop