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 ………

The Reason I Have Stalled on Reading

Happy New Year! 2013 has started as it ended – with my addiction to The West Wing. This is why I have found it difficult to pick up a book the last month. However, I have managed to storm through almost six seasons, with one to go, and I begin reading on my commute to work come Monday; expect some actual book related posts soon. This is why you should watch The West Wing:

2012; A Reading Year in Review

2012 has been a fascinating reading year; my reading habits have changed and my tastes evolved. I have climbed outside my reading comfort zone and discovered favourite books thanks to it. I have read new books because of television shows and loved them, because of films and hated them.1 54; the number of books I have read in 2012. I set myself a goal at the end of 2011 to read 50 books; two more ………

LITERARY LIFE: NOVEMBER IN REVIEW

With the introduction of the Winter months, I have been a less frequent blogger than I would have liked; something about early darkening evenings hinders my urge to write. I cannot believe it is December already, I used to wish away the time to adulthood when I was at school, where years seemed to drag. Now, at 26, years are as long as months. Surely it was only Christmas a short while ago?! Even in ………