Blog, Books & Music

1 book, 3 points! Into The River Blog Tour Special

I am so pleased to be part of Legend Press’s Blog Tour for the launch of Mark Brandi’s Into The River**! Instead of 3 books, 3 points, I’ve decided to review this book separately as part of the tour – so it’s one book, 3 (rather long) points! Luckily, this book more than deserves its… Read More 1 book, 3 points! Into The River Blog Tour Special

Blog, Mental Health, Self

Caring Enough

This is a weird thing to try and write about. I think I’ve deleted this sentence about 8 times, trying to put into words this odd feeling that’s niggling at me recently. It’s getting to that time in my ‘time off real work’ where I’m starting to get itchy feet. I feel, if not that… Read More Caring Enough

Blog, Books & Music

3 Books, 3 Points – February 2019, Part 1

It’s a little late one for part 1, sorry! Between family gatherings and a bout of the dreaded lurgy, time seems to have slipped through my fingers once again. Spring feels like it’s finally creeping around the corner here in the UK, in between rain showers and frosts. Blackbirds and blue tits have been busying… Read More 3 Books, 3 Points – February 2019, Part 1

Blog, Books & Music

3 Books, 3 Points – January 2019 Part 2

Oops, I know it’s February now! But only just… If you’ll forgive the slight delay, here are the three books I read in the second half of January. I’m enjoying the two-parter posts for ‘3 books 3 points’, so think I’ll head on with that for now and see how it goes! Also, I’m updating… Read More 3 Books, 3 Points – January 2019 Part 2

Blog, Simplicity

What does buying give me?

6 years ago, I decided to stop buying things for a year. I supposed it was easy to stop consuming stuff. After all, I didn’t want to be part of that machine any more – I wanted to break free, to get rid of the knee-jerk twitch that made it so easy to mindlessly keep… Read More What does buying give me?