I’ve just moved back to Australia from the United Kingdom and the packing was a mammoth task! It was very much worth it though. We’ve had more sun the last two weeks in Sydney than I think we had all summer in London. Wearing SPF 50 daily for my pasty rosacea riddled skin. I do… Read More What’s in my suitcase?
If you’re a Pride and Prejudice fan (guilty! Though Persuasion is my favourite Austen) then you’ll likely be familiar with this question. Which makes for a better Pemberley? Luckily you don’t have to answer it because you can visit both in person like my husband and I did. Or watch either as Pemberley. In the… Read More Chatsworth house or Lyme park?
My time in London is coming to an end after 18 months of incredible experiences. Here are just a few, not strictly in order except for number ten… that one is definitely last: West End – All the theatre. All the musicals. All of it. I’ve absolutely loved it! The Globe – because, duh. My… Read More 10 London Favourites
Like Celaena Sardothien in Sarah J Maas’ Throne of Glass series. Like Alanna or Keladry of Tamora Pierce’s many novels set in Tortall. Like in Girls of the Wild’s, the Korean manhwa webtoon series written by Hun and illustrated by Zhena (Kim Hye-jin). Like Sailor-moon. Like Mulan. Like Boudicca. Like Diana of the Hunt. Like… Read More I want to fight like a girl
A few months back, I read Catherine Gaskin’s A Falcon for a Queen. It must have set a spark. When I saw the Cotswold’s Falconry Centre on Google maps, I kept clicking through till I found a Flying Start for Two and signed my husband and I up. He’s an adventurous sort and an easy… Read More Falconry – A day in the Cotswolds
I made it! My first comic con and literature convention. It was awesome! I loved it 🙂 My friend has a Back To The Future poster that was signed by almost all the stars. Tom Wilson who plays Biff was there and completed the set, except for Crispin Glover, who he reckons he is unlikely… Read More London Film and Comic Con and YALC
I possess only an inchoate image of the myriad of ephemeral moments that lead to this one; that lead to me loving you. Inchoate. Myriad. Ephemeral. These are my three favourite words and they mean the following: inchoate: just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary myriad: a countless or extremely great number of… Read More My 3 Favourite Words