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Top 5 Places On My Travel Bucket List

Top 5 Places On My Travel Bucket List

‘Hey, Kelly,’ I hear you say. ‘We’re in the midst of a global pandemic, so why are you posting about travel?’ It should be at the back of our minds – and for a good reason. For me, travelling is something I’ve been thinking about 

House of Salt and Sorrows || Book Review

House of Salt and Sorrows || Book Review

HOUSE OF SALT AND SORROWS Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother. Once they were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls’ lives have been cut short. 

Why I Write About My Mental Health

Why I Write About My Mental Health

Recently, someone made a comment about how I shouldn’t discuss or write about my mental health because, in their words, as someone who can work and attend university, my mental health struggles clearly aren’t that severe. It is their belief that I must not suffer 

Tag || Fictional Dinner Party

Tag || Fictional Dinner Party

You’re hosting a dinner party for your five favourite fictional characters. Who would you invite and why? Thank you to the lovely Jo over at Online Blanket Fort for tagging me to do this post. With all the chaos and uncertainty in the world at 

The Quiet at the End of the World || Book Review

The Quiet at the End of the World || Book Review

THE QUIET AT THE END OF THE WORLD How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in a pocket of London and doted upon by a 

You’re Never Too Old to Go Back into Education

You’re Never Too Old to Go Back into Education

When I was twenty-three, I decided to return to education and get a degree. I’ve spoken about my journey to higher education in a previous post. I’m now twenty-five and halfway through the first year of my degree. Returning to education after any extended period 

Under Rose-Tainted Skies || Book Review

Under Rose-Tainted Skies || Book Review

UNDER ROSE-TAINTED SKIES Agoraphobia confines Norah to the house she shares with her mother. For her, the outside is sky glimpsed through glass, or a gauntlet to run between home and car. But a chance encounter on the doorstep changes everything: Luke, her new neighbour. 

Your Anxiety Triggers Are Valid

Your Anxiety Triggers Are Valid

Like all mental illnesses, an anxiety disorder can be experienced differently by all. No mental illness is a ‘one size fits all’. While two people with the same diagnosis may have some of the same symptoms and triggers, it does not mean their experiences will 

How Reading Has Improved My Mental Health

How Reading Has Improved My Mental Health

Studies have shown reading regularly has many benefits. From expanding your knowledge, to improving your memory, and even allowing you to gain a greater vocabulary. In the two years since I started reading regularly, I’ve noticed reading has actually improved my mental health, giving me 

Top Books of 2019

Top Books of 2019

Today I’m bringing you a list of my top books of 2019! While I read a total of 67 books in 2019, narrowing down this list wasn’t as difficult as I thought it would be. I was quite picky about the books I read last