The Simple Poet

I used to delete almost everything I wrote. It’s a habit hard to shake; even now I flick through documents of words, my words, and I want to pretend they were never written. But at the time they meant something. They probably still do, if I read them with the right eyes rather than the … Continue reading The Simple Poet

February 2019 Reading

In February I read one less book than January, though I did make good progress in several books I'm currently reading. I'm still feeling motivated with my reading challenge and haven't fallen behind. The Crown (Selection series #5) by Kiera Cass This is the final book of the Selection series. If you can remember from … Continue reading February 2019 Reading

January 2019 Reading

One and a half months into my 2019 reading challenge and I think it’s time to talk about it. I know it’s February, but I like the thought of talking about each month’s reading, and January is a good place to start. Present over Perfect by Shauna Niequist This book sounded like a good way … Continue reading January 2019 Reading

On Finding the Perfect Balance

Imagine this: The perfect day, starting with a cup of tea and ending with a book. Filled with mastering a new recipe (something involving chicken, no doubt), writing a short story, going for a run (classic cardio) (just had to google ‘is running cardio’ to make sure), keeping everyone in my life happy, watering a … Continue reading On Finding the Perfect Balance