For the past few years I’ve kept note of what I read in my journal, and I thought I’d share this year’s list with you. I like looking back occasionally, remembering which books I loved and which didn’t quite grip me. It’s a satisfying way to record how I spend some of my free time.Continue reading
Lighter evenings mean it’s easier to read on the train home, which is a good thing considering all the new fiction and non-fiction I want to dive into. Here I’m sharing four books I’m reading this spring. Big thanks to 4th Estate for sending me copies and for putting out brilliant titles this year.Continue reading
November, November. This month I’ve changed jobs, read some great books and started preparing for Christmas. Here are a few recommendations to see you through the chilly weeks ahead.Continue reading
July has passed quickly. I’ve been working on new projects, finishing my MA dissertation and roasting on commuter trains. At the same time, I’m trying to savour pockets of rest, space to make decisions and the light, long days while they’re here. Read on for this month’s recommendations.
According to LinkedIn, my profile is of ‘All Star’ quality. Before you close this tab and think I’m terrible, I have a reason for sharing this information. While I have strong communications experience, a list of endorsed skills, positive recommendations and a first class degree, what LinkedIn won’t tell you, and what I often feel hesitant to admit, is that my career to date has been made up of lots of temporary work.
This month I continued working my way through the leaning tower of books next to my bedside table. A special mention goes to Tomorrow by Graham Swift, not featured below. I also got my fill of arts and culture thanks to tickets booked a few months ago.
I’m always keen to hear recommendations, so let me know what you’re enjoying at the moment. Here’s my list for February:
This is the first post of my new monthly series, in which I’ll share five of my favourite things. They may be books, articles, podcasts, plays, or whatever else I’ve been enjoying.