Book Box update

My first attempt at running a subscription box has been a rather small endeavour, I started out with 10 boxes, just to test the market, I guess. All boxes have now gone and and feedback has been positive so now I am planning the next box which will be Autumn 2021, ready for delivery on … Continue reading Book Box update


A bit of end of year blogging tidy up. So how did my reading plans for 2020 go? I joined in Turtle Recall the discworld reading challenge hosted by Annemieke at A Dance with Books and to be honest I only managed to re-read three Terry Pratchett novels in 2020; the first witches novel, Equal Rights, followed … Continue reading Reading

Bill Bailey and happiness for #BookSnapSunday Just a quick booksnap, a pretty easy one this week; Bill Bailey's new book Bill Bailey's Remarkable guide to happiness. A serious examination of what makes us happy and not surprisingly Bill identifies many things I think most of are already aware, like the importance of nature in our sense of wellbeing and happiness. … Continue reading Bill Bailey and happiness for #BookSnapSunday

“Mrs Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself”.

“She had the perpetual sense, as she watched the taxi cabs, of being out, out, far out to sea and alone; she always had the feeling that it was very, very, dangerous to live even one day.” - Virginia Woolf Mrs Dalloway A quick #BookSnapSunday post, picked an old favourite Mrs Dalloway by Virginia … Continue reading “Mrs Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself”.

Coming soon

I have been thinking about giving the subscription box idea a go. This is a bit of an experiment and may be a bit of a disaster but nothing ventured nothing gained. I am really excited about all the cool things people are doing to create, great, sustainable, products that serve our environment and communities … Continue reading Coming soon