Musings on Self Motivation

Hello Friends, I’ll be the first to put my hand up and say that nearly a year after the proverbial rug was quite literally pulled out from under our feet, I’ve finally found a routine that works for me in these strange new times. I like to think of myself as a fairly realistic and…

The Book Edit | ‘Conversations with Friends’ by Sally Rooney

Sally Rooney’s prose is what I’d call simply minimalist, avoiding a flair for the dramatics, enhancing the dead pan tone of her writing and ‘Conversations with Friends’ is no different. It forgoes the luminous, theatrical and ‘literary’ writing we’ve become accustomed to. Rooney’s work wasn’t unfamiliar to me, having previously devoured every page of her…

The Long Hibernation

Hello Friends, Welcome back to these parts which haven’t seen the light of day for what I must admit has been far too long. I could offer a number of excuses as to why I’ve neglected my blog for so long, but lets face it, I think they can be summed up in one little…