Hi guys, I hope you're all keeping well! In this blog post I wanted to share with you what I've been loving lately and just a little chat about some persistent thoughts I've been having. First for a little catch up, the start of this year has been pretty positive; I had my birthday in … Continue reading Fi’s Happy Days | February thoughts & surviving your 20s
Hi all, I'm just popping in here today to let you know I'm running an exciting book giveaway over on my YouTube channel. I'm giving away a copy of Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid to my followers, it's read that packs a punch and discusses privilege and race in America. For all the … Continue reading Book Giveaway! | Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
The Flatshare is a pitch perfect romance for lovers of charming hilarity of Sophie Kinsella and JoJo Moyes I ended January desperate to delve into some reads that were more light-hearted, fun and honestly that I didn't have to think to much about. I got more than I bargained for with The Flatshare. Don't get … Continue reading #14 The Flatshare book review | a good book and a cup of tea
Wayyy back when in September last year, Huw and I went on an amazing trip to both New York and New Orleans. Sadly resuming post-holiday life after was a bit manic, so I never quite got around to sharing the footage or my photos here - but better late than never! I think we struck … Continue reading How to do New York in 5 Days!
There are no stars as lovely as Edinburgh Street Lamps - Robert Louis Stevenson Last weekend Huw and I took a little trip to Edinburgh for my birthday. Seeing as it was January, Scotland seemed like a wise choice. Of course. Despite the turbulent winds and my bad luck with a birthday morning stomach bug … Continue reading Edinburgh | literature, cobbled Georgian streets & comedy
Books are Magic is based on an unassuming street in Brooklyn, filled with bagel stops and locals. This little neighbourhood bookshop certainly lives up to its name and more. It's an easy bookshop to spot because of its gigantic mural wall outside, you've probably seen it on many a bookstagram post. So, when I visited … Continue reading #4 Indies all over | Books are Magic, Brooklyn NYC
A deadpan, slice-of-life that is unexpectedly moving and brilliantly original. Convenience Store Woman seamlessly finds humour in what is the often times an intimidating reality; a life lived outside of society's expectations. ⭐4.5 Stars⭐ Keiko is 36 years old. Keiko is a convenience store worker. Keiko goes to work every day, with the same people, wearing … Continue reading #13 Convenience Store Woman| A good book and a cup of tea
My Sister the Serial Killer is a darkly satirical portrayal of two sisters, Ayoola and Korede, who are covering up a very murderous secret. Fast paced, complex and quietly funny this Women's Prize longlisted thriller is a sure 4 star read. Plot: Ayoola is a beautiful and impulsive Nigerian woman who has the world wrapped … Continue reading #12 My Sister the Serial Killer | A good book and a cup of tea
Red Clocks is a hard-hitting, unapologetically feminist novel with the damning question of "What is a woman for?" at its heart. Before I start this book review, I just want to explain why I've been gone for a LONG bloody time: longer than a whole year. 2018 was not my finest year, I was ill for … Continue reading #11 Red Clocks by Leni Zumas | A good book and a cup of a tea
'She's sleet and granite/ Space rock shattering the planet' - Hold Your Own. How badass is that quote? I've been away for a long time adulting and I'm going to be honest it's been really, really tough going in May and June. I've decided it was high time to return to my one true love, … Continue reading Kate Tempest |Two Mini Reviews!