Literary Life: March in Review

March; the month of further unemployment, lack of success, and possibly bleaching my hair into oblivion. I’m currently sitting here waiting to see how successfully I have bleached my signature blonde chunk back in. Perpetually pessimistic, I am not hopeful; keep an eye on Twitter for the blow-by-blow commentary. My desire to read was at an all time low in March, which is why I only read two books. Luckily, I seem to have regained ………

Literary Life: February in Review

If January was the most anxious month of my life so far, February has been the most depressing. Oddly this does not seem to have affected my reading habits; however, I feel as if I have predominantly ignored reading this month, I have had the time to consume a lot more books. Instead, I have been distracting my mind with visual media, mainly The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Set as a series of video blogs, The Lizzie Bennet ………

Literary Life: January in Review

You would think, spending five hours of my day commuting to London, I would find more time to read, but January has been as cruel as December and my literary hunger is still at record low. Unsuccessful reads: Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf A classic piece of literary fiction you feel you should read, but find difficult to digest, Orlando is beautifully written but incapable of holding my attention. Set in the 1600s Orlando ………