Book Review: Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

I read a fascinating book recently, a short novel by Japanese writer Sayaka Murata called Convenience Store Woman.  The cover is what initially captivated me, a bold yellow colour with a name tag on the front, and a blank-faced Japanese lady peering out (into my soul, I thought).  I was…

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Summer Gaming

Summer Gaming

I  have tried a lot of new games over the past few months, and made so many great memories.  Now life feels more settled, … View Post
If We Were Having Coffee…

If We Were Having Coffee…

This last month has been the beginning of a new era for me, and it’s been an exciting and nerve-wracking time of change.  … View Post
The Troll Beneath the Bridge

The Troll Beneath the Bridge

There was once a troll whose name nobody could remember, for he has been born long before the people had arrived, when their little … View Post
The Year of the Passion Planner

The Year of the Passion Planner

2019 has been the year of the Passion Planner – my first time stepping away from a traditional diary and trying a more goal-orientated organiser for … View Post
Keep Fallout 76 Weird

Keep Fallout 76 Weird

Keep Fallout 76 weird. – Ronaldo Fryman, probably I suppose you could say that through the criticism that poor Fallout 76 has received – all those low ratings … View Post
First Lines Friday: 26th July

First Lines Friday: 26th July

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, … View Post