2019 Reading Goals

Hello and happy Monday! It’s a long weekend here this week, and I’ve had a wonderfully lazy few days full of coffee, kitties, books, and brunch! With the New Year starting I’ve been thinking quite a bit about reading goals, but here we are almost in February already and I’m still not really sure where […]

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Book Stack :: What we were reading on retreat

If you follow me over on Instagram you will likely have seen that I’ve been away on a bookish retreat with friends this weekend (I might have been overgramming, who can say?  haha). We had the best time – we rented an Airbnb just outside Canberra from Friday evening until Sunday morning and spent the […]

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Short stories

One of the areas of my reading life I’m trying to do better at this year is reading more short form works. I have a bunch of short story collections, and anthologies of short stories, poetry, etc, but for some reason I rarely reach for them when I’m picking out my next read, almost always […]

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Great Expectations (but not Dickens)

Ok, nobody panic – I havn’t taken up reading the classics (though, honestly, I would love to read more classics, but I just seem to never get to them!). Rather, I’ve been thinking about the way we sometimes go into a book with particular expectations, and the impact this can have on our reading experiences. […]

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