March in books

I was going to start this post by saying how little I read throughout March, but that's not actually true. I read the grand total of five books, which is pretty good for me. Despite spending a lot of my free time reading, I am something of a slow reader. I don't know if I … Continue reading March in books

‘Wild Embers’ Nikita Gill

WILD EMBERS explores the fire that lies within every soul, weaving words around ideas of feeling at home in your own skin, allowing yourself to heal and learning to embrace your uniqueness with love from the universe. Featuring rewritten fairytale heroines, goddess wisdom and poetry that burns with revolution, this collection is an explosion of … Continue reading ‘Wild Embers’ Nikita Gill

A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 10, ‘Books that were inspired by or based on true events’

I was feeling very inspired today - like, I was literally struck down by this idea - so I decided to record a new episode of A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz. In today's episode, I'm discussing horror novels that were inspired by or based on true events. I won't reveal too much, so grab yourself … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 10, ‘Books that were inspired by or based on true events’

‘I call myself a feminist’ Victoria Pepe (and many others) – review + short essay

Is feminism still a dirty word? We asked twenty-five of the brightest, funniest, bravest young women what being a feminist in 2015 means to them. We hear from Laura Bates (of the Everyday Sexism Project), Reni Eddo-Lodge (award-winning journalist and author), Yas Necati (an eighteen-year-old activist), Laura Pankhurst, great-great granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and an … Continue reading ‘I call myself a feminist’ Victoria Pepe (and many others) – review + short essay