When you work in the book industry, it's really easy to constantly get sucked into the NEW publishing - whether that's advanced reading copies of books not out yet or the things arriving in deliveries every day - and, eventually, it begins to feel like you're just eating fast food every day. Instead of reading,… Continue reading How I’m Finally Starting To Read For FUN (Again).
I must admit that I spend the majority of my free-time either blogging or watching Netflix, when I'm not being cannon-balled by a little pug, that is. As such, the majority of things that appear here are only found on Netflix, but, to be honest, I'm sure most of you have Netflix and share my… Continue reading Culture Catch-up – TV/Film/Books I Like Lately
The other day, I was hovering on Google, trying to work out how to phrase the question I wanted to ask. I'd already typed 'How Can You' into the search bar, when AutoFill suddenly kicked into gear and, I guess, filled in what most people then typed in, to finish the question. And, oh dear… Continue reading Being Google – The Questions Everyone Wants Answers To (Apparently)
I love books. I love music. I love listening to both audiobooks and music. I love listening to people talk. And yet, I've never listened to a podcast before this week. It’s not that they've never appealed to me or that I have anything against them at all - I guess I've just always… Continue reading I Tried Podcasts For the First Time!
I don't know whether this is even a thing but I I SWEAR I'm poorer now than when I was a student. Although I suppose being in a minimum wage job with bills the same size as my rent going out every month doesn't help either. Anyhow, I'm not the kind of person who can… Continue reading Cooking On A Budget – Cheap & Easy Macaroni Cheese Recipe
I'm one of those strange people who can't abide dirtiness, but also can't manage to keep anything tidy. Is this even a thing? Like, if I've dropped food, I'll wash and clean it straight up, but I dump my unopened letters on my dining table for months on end, before wiping them all straight into… Continue reading Porrigan Talks Messiness
If, like me, you loved reading teen YA books like The Princess Diaries as a kid (or still do, no judging here!) you'll probably have wondered this at some point - what the HELL is spermicidal lubricant? And why do the US have it, but we don't? Contraception is important, we all know this.… Continue reading Thing What I Didn’t Know Yesterday #2: What Actually IS ‘Spermicidal Lubricant’ and Why Do All Teen US Novels Refer to It?