That’s what the gods are! An answer that will do! Because there’s food to be caught and babies to be born and life to be lived and so there is no time for big, complicated, and worrying answers! Please give us a simple answer, so that we don’t have to think, because if we think, … Continue reading Nation – Terry Pratchett
After 5 months of absolute radio silence, this blog is back in action baby! It's a new dawn, it's a new day - and there's some new plans.
"Are you learning me by heart, little Sara?" he said, stroking her hair. "No," she answered. "I know you by heart. You are inside my heart." No, this post is not about me! Today I will, once again, be geeking out for Frances Hodgson Burnett. My love, my boo, the one lady with the key … Continue reading A Little Princess
"Lyrical ... poetic ... dreamlike. A triumph." - The Guardian on A Song for Ella Grey, is it (this) good though?
Vimes thought for a moment and said, 'Well, dear, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a lot of wood must be in want of a wife who can handle a great big-- I can't believe we're already half a year into this blog, and this is the first time I talk … Continue reading Snuff
If you've read this blog before you may have picked up on the fact that I love Burnett's The Secret Garden. It is one of the few novels that I return to at least once every year, and its warming charm has not been lessened in the slightest. It is a criminally underrated piece of … Continue reading Return to the Secret Garden – or, on Fanfiction
Today it's time to talk about a beautiful little book called Tom's Midnight Garden. I picked it up from the classics section of my local bookstore, and absolutely fell in love with it! I cannot believe that I have never read this book before, especially considering my deep love for Burnett's The Secret Garden. So, to rectify … Continue reading Tom’s Midnight Garden
Yes, I know the danger of posting this on April the 1st, but dear reader you can trust me in this. (I don't do April Fool's!) In the past couple of posts, and on my Instagram (tea.and.tales shameless plug) I have recently been hinting at exciting developments that had an influence on my punctuality and, … Continue reading Tinder – and The Big Reveal
Oh here it is! The final review of the Chrestomanci series is finally here - don't worry dear reader, I found it. Remember how I said this would be a review month theme for February? Yeah.. So anyways, now let's get to the review! This story is about a village next to Chrestomanci castle, where … Continue reading The Pinhoe Egg – Final Chrestomanci Review
Alright, so last week's review didn't happen - but in all fairness, I have some pretty exciting life stuff going on at the moment (squee fingers crossed!) that has been taking up a lot of energy and time, that I will only disclose when it's done (and it's super exciting)! Also I downloaded and finished Undertale over … Continue reading Conrad’s Fate – Chrestomanci 5