15in31: The Amended Version

Oops minor fall off the band wagon over the last few weeks on the blog front. Not to worry I am back again with, at least for this post, an idea of what I want to write about.


Last week Andi from Estella’s Revenge blogged about her project for October called #15in31 where she (and other bloggers) aim to read fifteen books in the month of October. She also posted her wish list of books to read in this time. I considered trying to complete the #15in31—for a full five minutes—and then thankfully reason stepped in. Continue reading

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Transformation and Reimagination

I am watching the second last episode of The Bachelor, I love trashy reality tv in a way that my more snobbish teenage self could never have imagined.* Another thing that my teenage self would never have predicted as something that I have come to love, or at least love to explore, is the story transformed and re-imagined. Continue reading

For Everyone Who Reads…. MWF 2015

This weekend has been all about the 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival for me.* I was, I have to admit, a reluctant returner to the MWF fold, after a few years of me and the schedule not really meeting in the middle, overseas travel, and also at least one hissy fit at not being able to operate the website.** Continue reading

Book Riot Read Harder Challenge……. how far have I gotten

So what seems like a long time ago-and what is actually a long time ago, 8 months ick-I made a post about the 12 challenges from the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge that I was going to complete in 2015. And then promptly forgot about it among the twists and turns of the year. I finally managed to climb back into the blog world last week and thought I should turn this weeks blog into a let’s see how many of the challenges I have manged without actually being aware of it. Continue reading