5 books about living with bipolar disorder

When I first wrote about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder my inboxes were flooded, by friends and acquaintances, with recommendations for books I just had to read. I can understand why, reading about something we are experiencing is almost instinctual for some people. I am one of those people. Many of the books people recommended … Continue reading 5 books about living with bipolar disorder

Recent Reads – the catch up edition

Some Advance Reader Copies (ARCs) included. They’re marked with an *. You can read my full disclosure policy here. It has been a ridiculously long time since I did a monthly reading wrap-up. And since I didn’t read these in the same month, this technically isn’t one of those blog posts either. Consider it, instead, … Continue reading Recent Reads – the catch up edition

12 thought-provoking articles from 2016

I read a lot, be it articles, books or blog posts; it’s why I started my This week I’ve been reading posts. I love discovering new writers, re-visiting old favourites and I’m grateful to authors, bloggers, columnists, journalists and writers for putting pen to paper, so to speak, and sharing their work with the world. To … Continue reading 12 thought-provoking articles from 2016

#AskTheQuestion – Letting people in

I’ve been struggling to write, with any real meaning, this year. Sometimes I write, but when read back it feels forced. Sometimes I write, but it goes round in circles until I don’t know what I’m trying to say. Sometimes the words flow easily, like this post about grief. For the most part, I’ve spent … Continue reading #AskTheQuestion – Letting people in

May Reads

Some Advance Reader Copies (eARCs and ARCs), via lovereading.co.uk, Netgalley, publishers and authors, included. They will be marked with an * You can read my full disclosure policy here. May was a busy month reading wise; with mystery/thrillers being the genre that features the most. Reading challenge wise; I’m 20 books ahead of schedule, so … Continue reading May Reads

This week I’ve been reading #69

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week. When Your Rapist Is a Woman These gender norms can directly contribute to distrust of a victim’s claims, says Lisa Langenderfer-Magruder, co-author of a recent study of LGBTQ intimate partner violence in Colorado. “When someone is confronted with … Continue reading This week I’ve been reading #69

12 thought-provoking articles from 2015

I read a lot, be it articles, books or blog posts; it’s why I started my This week I’ve been reading posts. I love discovering new writers, re-visiting old favourites and I’m grateful to authors, bloggers, columnists, journalists and writers for putting pen to paper, so to speak, and sharing their work with the world. To … Continue reading 12 thought-provoking articles from 2015