Things I’m Excited About In 2020

I’ve been spending some time setting up my lovely new Passion Planner for 2020, and as usual, the beginning of the planner allows for some reflection on what you want to achieve over the coming month, three months and year.  I considered what I was excited about achieving for the…

First Lines Friday: 3rd January

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner…

The Curation of Magical Curiosities Box: Christmas Edition

Please note: this post contains spoilers for the 2019 Christmas Edition of The Curation of Magical Curiosities box. I stopped getting subscription boxes a couple of years ago, when I needed a break from filling my house with random things I wasn’t sure I needed. Recently though, I realised that…

Board Game Picks of 2019

2019 proved to be the busiest board gaming year of my life.  I made a number of new board game friends, and because of this had my tabletop horizons expanded.  Since I have played so many great titles this year, I thought it would be fun to create an awards…

Book Review: Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

I recently read Wed Wabbit with my book club, and I have to say that it made me question why I don’t pick up children’s literature to read more often.  The book follows Fidge, a young girl who is fairly emotionally closed off after the death of her father.  She…

Gloomhaven

This post has been a long time coming; I’ve been waiting months to talk properly about Gloomhaven!  Despite being hooked after just one scenario, I really wanted to give the game some time to show me everything it had to offer.  So, after more than 25 hours of gameplay, I…

If We Were Having Coffee…

How are we in November already?  I’m not going to lie, I’ve been waiting months for an excuse to finally start talking about Christmas!  This will be my first Christmas living with a partner, so I can’t wait to create some new traditions, and get our very own Christmas tree. …