Persephone Graphic Novel on a wooden table

Happy Wrap Up for April 2019 everybody! Let’s get stuck in. **Preface** This month has had an accompaniment of builders, plumbers and professional rejection. So if you notice any existentialist frustration in this post, that’s why. Work Work has been a slog. I’ve been in full panic edit-mode and it’s been a very uncreative working…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: April 2019”

Peanuts and peanut butter

Homemade peanut butter? Really!? Why do you need homemade peanut butter? Well, you don’t… Unless you’re an addict like I am. I reckon I get through fifteen to twenty jars of peanut butter in a year. That’s a lot. But, if you like messing about in the kitchen, or need a cheap cheerful gift for…Continue Reading “Homemade Peanut Butter: How to Make!”

Me on bridge Eiffel Tower in background

Here’s my wrap up: March 2019. Wow this year is flying by. Work It was only a couple of weeks since I talked about the progress on my novel. It’s not changed much so I’d take a look at February’s wrap up for detail. I am still reaping the benefits of sharing my book with…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: March 2019”

The Hazel Wood Book on a table

Book Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert At First Glance First off, my copy of The Hazel Wood looks amazing! It’s blue, gold and covered in leaves. It’s also got blue gilding which is what drew me to it in the first place. (Is it called gilding if it’s not gold?) The Hazel Wood…Continue Reading “Book Review: The Hazel Wood”

Tokaido Board Game

A delayed wrap up of February 2019, but at least I did it! Work! On 21st February I called it quits on the second/third draft (I don’t even know anymore) of my YA novel. I worked non-stop on the book for the whole of February, which is why I didn’t post anything else… Nothing to…Continue Reading “Wrap Up: February 2019”

The Colonists Game, strategy, indie, codebyfire, mode 7

The Colonists: Overview The Colonists is a simple settlement building strategy game. The goal is to build a new home for a colony of robots that want to be human. It’s made by Codebyfire and Mode 7, both UK based companies. Priced at £19.49 (I think it’s worth every penny.) Very easy to pick up….Continue Reading “Game Review: The Colonists – Settlements & Strategy”

Calendar, bullet journal, journal, scribbles, notes, handwritten

Wrap up of January 2019. What a doozy this month has been! As I’m writing this, there’s a din of a saw as the kitchen flooring is being replaced. This is just one of the many random things that have happened this month. And I’m exhausted! Let’s Start with Work The novel is nearly done….Continue Reading “Wrap Up: January 2019”