May Recap!

May has been a very quiet month which has seen my reading improve ever so slightly (though I couldn't get much worse than last month, with only one book read!). I am afraid to say I did not make any progress, whatsoever, on Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex. I did attempt to read some but …

April Recap!

April has been very busy, I almost forget that I went to Shanghai right at the start of the month (it feels so long ago now!). China was a very different experience to Hong Kong, even though I went from one big city to another. Shanghai itself was beautiful in places and so was the …

July Recap!

July has been a whirlwind of a month. I can't quite believe it is almost over and that in exactly two weeks I will be setting up home for the next year in Hong Kong. I am definitely starting to feel nervous now. I finish work tomorrow at the wonderful charity Greenwich Mencap and I also …

June Recap!

Unlike May, June has been a very exciting month filled with many literary delights. Not only did I spend a lovely evening at the shortlist readings for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, visit the new Foyles on Charing Cross Road and visit the Globe theatre to see Titus Andronicus all in the same week but I also …

May Recap!

After an exciting April, where I had two weekends off in a row (unheard of in my world!) that saw me travel down to Brighton and up to Lincolnshire where we had such wonderful weather, I was worried that May would seem a little flat in comparison. I was back to working every single weekend and didn't …

April Recap!

I have been toying with the idea of starting these end-of-month recaps that I have seen many blogs do for months now. It seems like the perfect way to keep track of what I have been reading (and doing) each month, especially as I am finding that this year has completely flown by. I cannot …