We Will Remember Them

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead; short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In…

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Mickey Mouse x Cath Kidston | Wishlist

“I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” It’s no secret that I’m a little bit obsessed with the recent Disney and Cath Kidston collaborations that have been flying into shops this year. I have, of course, been big fans of both companies for a long time…

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Murder on the Orient Express (2017) | Review

As a huge Agatha Christie fan, I was both equal parts excited and nervous about the news that this Hercule Poirot classic was to be adapted by for the big screen once more, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh and featuring an all-star cast. Murder on the Orient Express was, as it is for most people, my first foray…

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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot

There’s something magical about fireworks. Last night, in keeping with a tradition that has been alive for many, many years, we went to watch the firework display. From our position on the top of the hill, we could see bonfires and fireworks in almost every direction, huge ones and smaller ones and brightly coloured ones…

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Nonfiction November | TBR

At the start of each year, I, like many other readers across the globe, like to set myself a list of reading goals for the year ahead. Alongside the annual Goodreads challenge that I’m sure every reader likes to partake in, I also try to set myself a few personal, more specific reading goals that I’d like…

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The Halloween Book Tag

Happy Halloween, everyone! In true bookworm style, I’m not doing anything special tonight to celebrate the season (my excuse is that the Great British Bake Off finale is on…), but I thought that I would attempt to get somewhat into the Halloween spirit with a spooky little book tag for your reading pleasure. 1 //…

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Exploring Karou’s Prague

“The streets of Prague were a fantasia scarcely touched by the twenty-first century – or the twentieth or nineteenth, for that matter. It was a city of alchemists and dreamers, its medieval cobbles once trod by golems, mystics, invading armies. Tall houses glowed goldenrod and carmine and eggshell blue, embellished with Rococo plasterwork and capped…

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