July Favourites.

“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.

I’m Home.

“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.


“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.

Tip Nail Art.

""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.