Autumn in Literature

While I wrote this post it was a Saturday afternoon and I was listening to the sound of rain and thunder while wearing a cosy jumper sipping a cup of tea. I even lit a scented candle, (something I’ve been doing a lot this week) and it felt like the best time to write a... Continue Reading →

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August Reading Roundup/Review

I've read less than I would have liked this month, but I've managed to read three books I have wanted to read for a while, so I still consider it a successful month. Next month I start my third year of university, so I'm hoping to get through my ever-growing to read pile before uni... Continue Reading →

Favourite Bookshops in London

Since I've managed to visit some pretty great bookshops lately, I thought I would make a post detailing some of my favourite places in London to visit and buy books, if you have any thoughts or other recommendations of bookshops to visit, please let me know in the comments! Foyles- Charing Cross Road If I... Continue Reading →

Visit to Petworth House

This was my second visit to Petworth House, and I still didn’t get around to seeing everything I wanted, which is a testament to the grand scale of the grounds that surround the house. As I’m already acting like a middle-aged woman rather than a student, I got a national trust membership this year. Despite... Continue Reading →

Books That Deserve Television Adaptations

ITV’s announcement last week that a new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice is in development only left me with one thought: Why? I don’t doubt the ability of the producers (who worked on Poldark and Victoria) to make a compelling adaptation, but it just feels incredibly unnecessary. This will be the novel’s sixth time being... Continue Reading →

July Reading Roundup/Review

I've managed to get a decent amount of reading done this month, and write more on this blog which I'm very pleasantly surprised about. I will hopefully keep this up in August, so let me know if there's anything you would like to see me discuss, whether it's books/tv/history. Monthly Reading Roundup Vinegar Girl by... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Jane Austen Adaptation

This week it was 200 years since Jane Austen's death in 1817, and since I have yet to write anything about Jane Austen on this blog, I figured it was the ideal time to do a post. Jane Austen's work has been adapted numerous times in a variety of ways now, and her novels work incredibly... Continue Reading →

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