For anyone who has ever travelled on trains in Britain recently, it's quite difficult to see how inspiration for one of the most popular series of our time came while J K Rowling was sat on one. Was she not distracted by the screaming children? Or more concerned about whether or not she was on … Continue reading Trains of Thought: or, How to Find Writing Inspiration on Public Transport
I want to write. I've always wanted to write. When I was little, I wanted to be an author when I grew up. The problem is that as you grow up, things get in the way of what you want to do. I get in the way of what I want to do too- I want … Continue reading The Procrastinating Writer : or, What I Wouldn’t Give to be Carrie Bradshaw
Thank you so much to @Olga's Oddish Obsession for nominating me for the Liebster Award! This is my first ever award and my blog is still pretty new so I'm really pleased someone noticed me, her blog is amazing and you should definitely all check it out! Rules Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you. Answer … Continue reading The Liebster Award!
I've been a fan of the Harry Potter series ever since I read The Philosopher's Stone when I was 8 years old- and ever since then it's been a major part of my life. Three Halloweens in a row as Hermione, a ginger cuddly cat named Crookshanks, and a jar of Bertie Botts' Every Flavour Beans later, … Continue reading Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them
This weekend I visited Lake Windermere- home to the Beatrix Potter museum, The Hole in T' Wall (frequented by Charles Dickens) and one of the prettiest log benches I've seen yet We came across this bench after taking a random detour when we found we couldn't walk directly around the edge of the lake- thanks … Continue reading “I Wander’d Lonely as a Cloud”- Windermere Wanderings and Christmas Cheer