These thankful things – 30/6/2019

Happiest of Sundays peeps! As always I have had a ridiculously busy week made even busier by the time of year. June is the time of half yearly developmental summaries and I have been snowed under getting these written in time to hand out to families this week. I spent yesterday proofreading and adding any little extra bits I thought they needed. I love writing … Continue reading These thankful things – 30/6/2019

Weekly bookish wrap up – 28/6/2019

A post to share all the bookish things I have been up to during the week – the books I’ve read; the books I purchased; the books I’m currently reading and anything else remotely bookish and worth sharing. A simple post to check in with bookish friends and hear about their bookish week. I’m a little late this week…today being Saturday….the days are simply getting … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 28/6/2019

These thankful things – 23/6/2019

Happiest of Sundays everyone!!! Today’s ‘These thankful things’ is going to be a quick one because I’m not feeling the most healthy today and I am busting to curl up and have a little nap….and that’s my first thankful thing…afternoon naps and the fact that even as adults we are allowed to have them. YAY!!! Because who doesn’t just need to lay their head down … Continue reading These thankful things – 23/6/2019

Weekly bookish wrap up – 21/6/2019

A post to share all the bookish things I have been up to during the week – the books I’ve read; the books I purchased; the books I’m currently reading and anything else remotely bookish and worth sharing. A simple post to check in with bookish friends and hear about their bookish week. This week, I have been on rest and relaxation after having a … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 21/6/2019

These thankful things – 16/6/2019

Happy Sunday peeps! Sunday being when I share what I have been thankful for this week, starting with my family…in particular my mother-in-law…strange as this may seem to some..and even to me who did not have a relationship of any kind with my ex-husbands family. My new mother-in-law is a truly wonderful human being….and she has been a huge support for me over the past … Continue reading These thankful things – 16/6/2019

Weekly bookish wrap up – 14/6/2019

A post to share all the bookish things I have been up to during the week – the books I’ve read; the books I purchased; the books I’m currently reading and anything else remotely bookish and worth sharing. A simple post to check in with bookish friends and hear about their bookish week. A shortish week this week…having only ‘wrapped up’ on Monday…so not lots … Continue reading Weekly bookish wrap up – 14/6/2019

Book Review: Milkman by Anna Burns

My Rating: 2/5 The Blurb: In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her trouble and rumours start to swell, middle sister becomes ‘interesting’. The last thing she ever wanted to … Continue reading Book Review: Milkman by Anna Burns

Book Review: Where’d you go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

My Rating: 4/5 The Blurb: Bernadette Fox is notorious. To Elgie Branch, a Microsoft wunderkind, she’s his talented, volatile, troubled wife. To fellow mothers at the school gate, she’s a menace. To design experts, she’s a legendary architect. But to 15 year-old Bee, she is quite simply Mum. Then Bernadette disappears. And Bee’s search for her mother reveals an extraordinary woman trying to find her … Continue reading Book Review: Where’d you go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

These thankful things – 9/6/2019

This whole week has been a bit of a blur but as always there have been so many things to be truly thankful for. For one thing, it’s the Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend; meaning an extra day off work to enjoy the beautiful winter sun; spending time with family and completing masses of reading. YAY!!! The weekend began with our traditional Friday family movie night; … Continue reading These thankful things – 9/6/2019