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”

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”

Book, Book on Wood, Secret History of Witches, Louisa Morgan

Book Review: A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan. I saw this book sometime two Octobers ago with witchiness and spookiness at the front of my thoughts. After waiting for it to appear in paperback I picked it up. Then like so many of my books, it found its place on my encumbered shelves…Continue Reading “Book Review: A Secret History Of Witches”

Book Review: Moonstruck Volume One: Magic to Brew by Grace Ellis and Shae Beagle This graphic novel was my Christmas pick. It appealed to me straight away. The cute cover stands out amongst the chaos of dark and moody graphic novels. AND it had Grace Ellis on the spine! I’m always on the look out for new magical literature. Especially light-hearted stories that are…Continue Reading “Book Review: Moonstruck Volume One”

I have a long relationship with reality TV. And I want to share it… because… it’s fun and it’s taken up a huge portion of my life. So if I don’t write about it, it’ll be a waste. It has been a constant in my life for as long as I can remember. The X-Factor…Continue Reading “Why I Watch: Reality TV – Part 1”

The is a short book review for The End We Start From by Megan Hunter. It’s a dystopian novel set in a future where the world is slowly being submerged in water. But when the waters start to rise much faster than everyone feared a woman, her newborn ‘Z’ and her husband ‘R’ must flee…Continue Reading “Book Review: The End We Start From”

To The Moon is a story-driven RPG game ‘experience’ that came out in 2011. I’m playing it now because I’m on a game writing course and it was for research. Definitely research. I’m not lying at all when I say that this was for research… I definitely didn’t spend all morning playing this game because…Continue Reading “Game Review: To The Moon”