Autumn Anticipations

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” -Oscar Wilde My favourite season is finally here! Even though it is still stifling hot here, I instantly get in the mood for dark books, scary films and warm cups of coffee as soon as Autumn starts. I have already started buying trench coats and cosy sweaters […]

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What am I reading this summer?

Even though I’ve been working a full-time job these last couple of years, summer still brings with it that sense of anticipation and excitement, reminiscent of long holidays without school, days spent at the beach with my family and having all the time in the world to do whatever I want. It is difficult to […]

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Summer

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Memories… Despite the sweltering heat, the sweat dripping down our backs and the clothes sticking to parts […]

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Winter TBR

Despite the blustery weather and the bone-deep chill of winter, there is something beautiful and whimsical about this season, and not only because of the Christmas holidays. The scene unfolding outside the window is almost ethereal: a milky moon hanging in the skies like an ornament dangling from a Christmas tree, the bare branches swaying […]

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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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2017 Book Releases

It’s a new year, which means a plethora of new books to look forward to, ready to indulge our literary fancies. So I have made a list of my most anticipated book releases that have given me something to look forward to this year. Honestly this year does not disappoint and that’s just from reading […]

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•Winter TBR

The bitter skies are turning a murky grey outside. The pearly moon is hidden behind blankets of cumulus clouds. The wind is screeching and howling, battering against the windows, making me grateful for the warm fire in the grate saturating my face with heat. A fleece blanket swaddles me tightly, my hands clutching a mug […]

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