Myths & Legends Giveaway

Harkening back to old tales from hundreds or thousands of years ago is a whole different type of story-telling. Nothing was fact, no solid records exist, and everything is up for debate. For those of us that love to read magic, the old ages are the best source of magical stories. So, why don't we… Continue reading Myths & Legends Giveaway

What's on the TBR pile?

What’s on the reading pile? 11/05/2020

The other day, I learned what getting old felt like. It was after waking up with a crick in my neck and before opening all the windows to "let a through-draft in." The moment when my husband said "it's our birthday next week" (we share the same birthday) and I realised that this is the… Continue reading What’s on the reading pile? 11/05/2020

Book Reviews, Five Stars

Norse Mythology – Book Review

Title: Norse Mythology Author: Neil Gaiman Genre: Mythology Rating: Five stars "Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in Ragnarok.In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the… Continue reading Norse Mythology – Book Review

Top 5

Top 5 Sanity Savers – Books I’m Enjoying in Isolation

There's no better time than now to start talking about the truly distracting books. The ones that take us so far out of reality that we really believe we're inside the book with the characters. The ones that make us forget there's even a pandemic happening outside. Shana from Bionic Bookworm has given us a… Continue reading Top 5 Sanity Savers – Books I’m Enjoying in Isolation

Tea for Readers

Teas for Readers 105

A few years ago, me and my now-husband-then-fianc√© spent a year living in the city of Hangzhou, in China. We had to forget everything we knew about food and drink and completely conform to their way of living. FYI, you will not find a good bar of chocolate under ¬£5. (Best fiver you'll ever spend.)… Continue reading Teas for Readers 105