25 Days of Christmas 2016 | #8 Top 5 Christmas Books

25 Days of Christmas 2016 8 | Top 5 Christmas Books I say top five Christmas books, there are probably so many more out there that I’m unaware of, because as much as I love reading it’s rare that I read Christmas books purely because I don’t even know they exist. What I’m sharing here…

25 Days of Christmas 2016 | #5 Gift Guide

25 Days of Christmas 2016 #5 | Gift Guide 2016 It’s that time of year again! I know, it’s a bit like Marmite, you either love it or you hate it. Personally, I love it! I love getting gifts for family and friends, as I’ve gotten older the best part is watching their reactions to see…

25 Days of Christmas 2016 | #4 November Favourites

25 Days of Christmas 2016 #4 | November Favourites I haven’t done a favourites post since my first one in May. Not going to lie it’s very hard to figure out things you’ve used that month, what you’ve done and what you liked best but I figured I’d give it another go! This may also…

25 Days of Christmas 2016 | #2 Book/Writers Fair Haul

25 Days of Christmas 2016 #2 | Book/Writers Fair Haul Late last month I went to a book fair in my hometown and, needless to say, I bought a lot of books. It’s the first time I’ve been to a book fair in my hometown and it was fantastic! You get to meet with authors…

The Martian – Andy Weir

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.  Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there.  After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to…

MY TBR Pile & Goodreads Challenge

So, I started my Goodreads challenge in March or May and, I won’t lie, from the books I’ve said I was going to read I really haven’t read any. Don’t get me wrong, I really want to read those books I’ve listed however, I just couldn’t bring myself to do it and I couldn’t figure…

Enemies Unite | Chapter 2

Chapter 2 “So, do you think you’ll get involved with the investigation?” Cali asked her brother as they walked through the marketplace. The marketplace was a small section in their part of town which sold fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, baked goods etc. Cathal is small enough so that the townspeople all know each other, the…

Enemies Unite | Chapter One

Anyone who may have stumbled across my previous posts knows that one of my reasons for starting a blog was to hopefully develop my writing abilities and try to write on a more consistent basis. I think after all my talk it’s probably time I upload the first chapter. It is by no means the…

My 2016 Goodreads Challenge

“Ready. Set. GO!” Yesterday I found out about the 2016 Goodreads Challenge. As It’s now the end of May I’ve set myself a challenge of 24 books. Now I love reading but with work and social engagements I think this would be a challenge however, it looks like I can change my target at any…