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January Favourites 

Ok so I know it may be a little late but I’ve been totally not feeling up to blogging for a while. Finally feeling motivated so here I am! HIIII!  I’ve seen so many people doing ‘favourites’ posts and I really enjoy doing them myself so I think I’m going to start doing them each… Continue reading January Favourites 

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My 2017 ‘To Be Read’ List

I want to read more. Yes, I am an English Literature student, and yes, I do read a lot. However, it’s very rare these days that I get to read for myself, to read books that I choose for once. For this reason, I have compiled a little ‘to be read’ list.  – The Harry Potter series. … Continue reading My 2017 ‘To Be Read’ List

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What I Got For Christmas 2016

I’ve been so excited to do this post since I posted last years version. I’m so nosy and love seeing what other people had as gifts, so I thought I’d show you all what I got.  – Blu Rays I was so lucky to get some lovely blu ray DVDs from my Mam and boyfriend.… Continue reading What I Got For Christmas 2016

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When books come to life

You may or may not know that I’m a self-confessed literature nerd. I study it, I read outside of my studies and books are basically my life. This being said, I am not one of those literature lovers that despise film adaptions of novels, in fact I get so excited about them. I thought I’d… Continue reading When books come to life

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Five books that changed my life

Today I want to talk about some books that I would say have changed my life. That sounds dramatic, and I don’t mean they’ve completely changed me overnight, but all of the books I want to talk about have had an impact on me in some way, whether that be challenging views I hold, or… Continue reading Five books that changed my life

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…and relax: Top Five Tips for Relaxation 

In a world that’s so stressful it’s not very often that people make time for themselves. Stress is a daily occurrence for an alarming amount of people, and how many of these people actually attempt to combat this?! So, in true Rachel fashion, I’ve decided to share with you all some of my favourite ways… Continue reading …and relax: Top Five Tips for Relaxation 

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A coffee date with…myself

It’s nice to spend time alone, sometimes. It’s nice to just chill and relax, forgetting all your worries and cares. As I’m writing this, I am sat alone in Costa where I have just eaten a late lunch, had a tea and cake and read in preparation for my lecture tomorrow (Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night if… Continue reading A coffee date with…myself

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Book Tag 

Today’s post is another different one for me. I’ve been tagged by the lovely Emily of https://readyourtroublesaway.wordpress.com/ to do this amazing book tag, and it’s a must read for any fellow bibliophiles! Here goes! 1. Read only series or standalones?  I don’t really read series’. I do have The Hunger Games trilogy say on my… Continue reading Book Tag 

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What I Got For Christmas 2015

What I got for Christmas ….To be honest I’ve been debating writing this post because I don’t want to come across all braggy and spoiled, but lots of people from the blogging community have done it and I figured that these are gifts that I’m so so grateful for, so why not show them off?!… Continue reading What I Got For Christmas 2015

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4 Books You Should Read Before You Turn 20

I am fast approaching the age of 20 now and, as a complete bibliophile, I have been looking back over the books that have really stayed with me over my teenage years. Just a small disclosure…I am definitely not an expert on any piece of literature and all opinions that I state are my own. Enjoy!… Continue reading 4 Books You Should Read Before You Turn 20