A Throne of Swans – Katharine & Elizabeth Corr

I’m always a bit wary of book titles starting with “a throne of” these days. I’m always expecting a bland imitation of the ever-popular throne of glass series… boy was I proved wrong!

Smoke in the Sun – Renée Ahdieh*

A change of pace from the first book with a very satisfying end to the duology even if I was left wanting more.

The Quiet at the End of the World – Lauren James

A very apt read during lockdown with plenty of twists to thought-provoking cultural references to keep things interesting.

Lockdown Renovations with Photowall *

Lockdown may have its cons, but a big pro for us has been having the time to start on the renovations. When Photowall contacted me and asked if I wanted to collaborate it seemed like a great opportunity to get started!

Stepsister – Jennifer Donnelly*

A retelling with a twist, what happens after happily ever after with some “strong girl” feminism thrown in.

Let Me Lie – Clare Mackintosh*

A book full of twists and turns that even for a seasoned reader of similar novels will enjoy as it will keep you guessing until the very end.

The hunt for the ultimate baby changing bag

When you have to take so much stuff everywhere with you, it’s going to be cumbersome, you might as well do it as efficiently and stylishly as possible right?

Temple Spa New Discoveries

I’ve collected a fair few miniatures recently, and I love them as an opportunity to try new products without the investment. Here are some of my Temple Spa hits and misses.