“My two favourite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. The perfect day: riding a bike to the library.” - Peter Golkin. It's the end of the month again and that means July Favourites. It was a struggle to remember what I enjoyed this month because it has … Continue reading July Favourites.
“Veni, vidi, vici." (I came, I saw, I conquered.) - Gaius Julius Caesar. Anyone who has been following my blog recently will know that this time last week I was in Rome with my dad. In fact, we were rather lucky as our plane touched down half an hour earlier than expected. We were then … Continue reading Rome.
“Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare.” - Guy de Maupassant. Sometimes no one can deny the allure of black and white nails, I certainly cannot. In fact, the first time I had my nails professionally done with gels I … Continue reading Black and White Nail Art.
Last week I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Every Word You Say. Unfortunately, it has taken me a little while to get around to doing this since I have been in Rome, but I'm here now. Thank you so much to Every Word You Say. Everyone please check out her blog, her … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award.
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” - Anna Quindlen. As mentioned in a previous post entitled Holiday, I have been in Rome since Thursday. That is, until this morning. I had a wonderful time in Rome, but it has caused a slight disruption … Continue reading I’m Home.
"People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature." - Mo Yan. By the end of the month I have usually bought many books. As a result of this, I have decided that at the end of every month from now on I am going to do a big book haul post … Continue reading July Book Haul.
“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. I am going on holiday. As a matter of fact, this post is scheduled to be … Continue reading Holiday.
""What's wrong, little sis? You look upset." She could barely catch her breath. "Cracked...my...nail polish slapping your... worthless face. See?" She showed him her finger - just one of them. "Cute" He snorted.” - Cassandra Clare. Sometimes it is nice to do nails which focus on just one area: the tips. Most of these designs are … Continue reading Tip Nail Art.
"That's a bound book, a b-book, if you must. But it's not a traditional book. It'll never replace the good old-fashioned scroll!" - Rick Riordan. Considering my previous two book reviews have been on the first two books in The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan, it probably is not surprising that my third review … Continue reading Review: The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan.
"Percy slept like a medusa victim - which is to say, like a rock." - Rick Riordan. The Son of Neptune is the second book in the Heroes of Olympus series. On Monday I reviewed the first book here. In this book we finally get to see Percy and what has happened to him whilst Jason has … Continue reading Review: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan.