Frozen Pines || A Winter Playlist

What does Winter…. look like? Stars coming out in the early evening. Animal tracks in the snow. Bare branches. Multicoloured umbrellas dotting the streets. Christmas lights. Snow-capped mountains. taste like? Hot cocoa. Ginger cookies. Peppermint tea. Christmas pudding. Banana bread. A snowflake on your tongue. Eggnog. smell like? Firewood smoke. Baking bread in the oven. […]

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Autumn Days

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love – that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the […]

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A Chill in the Air

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”  ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables October is without doubt the best month of the year. It is the epitome of the Fall season, from the weather, the food, clothes, music…you name it. Unfortunately it’s going by way too fast, and I wish I […]

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things that make me happy

  Sometimes life can get quite overwhelming and I end up rushing through the week feeling scattered and exhausted. It becomes so easy to take things for granted, giving the things that matter barely a second glance and focusing instead on the issues that are actually causing me more harm than good. So it’s nice […]

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Summer Breeze

Summer is only a few days away but the sun has already started painting the world vividly by it’s rays. So blinding. So brilliant. I used to count down the days until this season started, mainly because it meant three whole months without thinking about school or homework. Now that I’m working however, it doesn’t feel […]

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Sunshine in the Meadow || A Spring Playlist

This playlist is a combination of all the things that remind me of Spring. It makes me want to go on long drives with the windows down, run aimlessly amongst the trees, eat ice-cream for breakfast and have picnics every other day. I hope you enjoy it! x Blood – The Middle East Willow Tree […]

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Why you should read: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

TW: Sexual Assault, Physical and Emotional Abuse, Drug Abuse, Murder, Slavery Homegoing is a wonderfully written #ownvoices debut book that follows the story of two half-sisters: Effia and Esi in 18th century Ghana, and their vastly different destinies. One was sold into slavery in the Gold Coast’s blooming slave trade and the other married off to […]

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Bookish Pet Peeves: Annoying Tropes Edition

As much as I love and cherish books, there are so many awful tropes out there that make me question why I’m reading said books in the first place. Now I need to point out that certain tropes can make quite an interesting story…but not if every single book being published is using it, with […]

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Spring TBR

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”  ― Rainer Maria Rilke It is now officially Spring. The fields are parsley-green. A host of daisies scatter the meadows. The air is rich with the smell of flowers and mown-grass. After it’s slumber, the world feels young, lush and beautiful again. […]

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Beauty and the Beast // Book Tag

I was tagged by the lovely audreywritesabroad for the Beauty and the Beast Book Tag –  perfect timing since the movie adaptation is now in theatres! I cannot wait to see it…and I’m especially looking forward to see the magnificent library that I have dreamt about since I was a kid! So thank you so much Audrey! […]

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