This year I decided to make fun New Year's resolutions. For things I actually wanted to do rather than things I thought I should do. And, unsurprisingly, they've been much easier to keep. One of them is to read one book a week. When I told my sister (who's a brilliant… Read more of "A New Year's resolution"
A snowy January is the perfect excuse to snuggle up under a blanket with a cup of peppermint tea and a pile of books. And that's exactly what I've been doing. My New Year's resolution was to read a book a week (more on that soon), and I'm just about to get started book seven… Read more of "Reading on the road #9"
This autumn we've been travelling around Europe by train. Some of these journeys have been long (like, 10 hours long), but it's such a nice way to get around. Wrapped up and cosy, with a stash of biscuits, mountain views and a good book. It's meant I've been reading a lot more… Read more of "Reading on the road #8"
After a couple of months at home, with a lot of work and access to a TV, I'm back to reading again. I've just started Olive Kitteridge (loving it) and I've nearly finished Amy Schumer's audiobook , which is surprisingly emotional. Anyway, here are some of my faves from the… Read more of "Reading on the road #7"
I read a lot in San Pancho, stretched out on the beach, toes in the sand. Then we slowly made our way home and 4 flights later I'm finally working my way through all the unread books on my kindle. Here are a few of my favourites: A Little Life This book blew me away. It's 70… Read more of "Reading on the road #6"
Last summer, I started a Special Places series, and then promptly forgot about it. Well, it's back! And with one of my very favourite discoveries from our time on the road. El Pendulo is a small chain of bookshops with a couple of branches in Mexico City. And the one in… Read more of "Special places: El Pendulo, Mexico City"