Accepting ‘failure’ and trying to be better

I recently mentioned that there was potential for me to take part in a super exciting opportunity this summer, if I could succeed in getting it. That ‘it’ was a two-month-long paid internship at Penguin Random House. As you can imagine and have probably observed, I was overwhelmed and overjoyed to even get the chance to be interviewed, so that in itself was a success … Continue reading Accepting ‘failure’ and trying to be better

The Water Cure

I’m awake at 8am on a Sunday because I have an impending opportunity in the next week which could *change my life* (!!!) and so I am naturally struggling to sleep. So I’m writing a review of this amazing book I finished this week, after reading it for only four days between work. I can’t quite put into words how much I enjoyed it but … Continue reading The Water Cure

The Importance of the North : Where the publishing industry is heading

So one of the things I’ve been thinking a lot about recently is the future. The future of me and mostly, the career thats going to lead me through adulthood. After much research, a few years of contemplating it, and lots of reading- I have decided I am going to be a publisher. I recently watched a video from one of my favourite Youtubers, Leena … Continue reading The Importance of the North : Where the publishing industry is heading

‘I am thinking of the days without end of my life’

The weather is beautiful but exam season is unfortunately upon us. So of course I’m not reading what really I’d like to be. However, the book I’m currently studying back to front is amazing so I’m hear to talk about it in the best form of procrastination. Days Without End by Sebastian Barry is one of the best books I have read this year. When … Continue reading ‘I am thinking of the days without end of my life’

January sucks but clouds have silver linings

January has been a tiring and long month as usual. I feel as if I have spent most of the month questioning everything… the purpose of studying, the purpose of functioning well, the purpose of reading even, just everything I have done seems to come under self-scrutiny. Those thoughts have somewhat strangely come under my control again after my latest read, Brave New World, which … Continue reading January sucks but clouds have silver linings