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Book of the Month: October 2015


Out of the four books I finished reading this month, my favourite was Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig. Unusually for me, this book is non-fiction. However, as a person suffering with depression and mild anxiety at times, this book connected with me perfectly. Not quite a memoir, this book takes you through Matt… Continue reading Book of the Month: October 2015

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October Reading – 100 Word Book Reviews


It Sucked And Then I Cried: How I Had A Baby, A Breakdown, And A Much Needed Margarita by Heather B. Armstrong (creator of dooce.com) (Gallery Books, 2010) ~ 4/5* Opening line: My husband has great hair, but even more impressive than that, he has impeccable taste in socks. ~ As a fellow sufferer of… Continue reading October Reading – 100 Word Book Reviews

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Failure. And how I stopped being one.


Supposing you have tried and failed again and again.  You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down.  ~Mary Pickford Sometimes you read a quotation and think ‘pretentious rubbish’ and sometimes you read one and think ‘that’s it! Perfect.’… Continue reading Failure. And how I stopped being one.