Three down and nine to go – An update on my 2020 so far

It’s only just reached the end of March, but it’s already evident that 2020 is a start to the decade that will go down in history – though not for positive reasons. I’m sure many of us were hopeful for the year ahead when it began, and it’s a shame that things already aren’t going … Continue reading Three down and nine to go – An update on my 2020 so far

On trying to stay committed to learning the guitar

Do you ever feel...stuck? (To everyone who now has Katy Perry’s Firework in their head, you’re welcome.) When I say stuck, I mean that feeling when you keep trying at something or you keep practicing something, but you just don’t seem to make any progress. I’ve been experiencing that in an aspect of my life … Continue reading On trying to stay committed to learning the guitar

On budgeting: One month down (and many more to go)

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to manage my finances better. I started my journey towards that goal by reading The Meaningful Money Handbook, which I cannot recommend enough. The next step I took was budgeting my money and starting to build some savings. With the help of the handbook and author Pete Matthew’s … Continue reading On budgeting: One month down (and many more to go)

The Meaningful Money Handbook – Book Review

The Meaningful Money Handbook by Pete Matthew Available on Goodreads My rating: 5/5 Important: Please keep in mind that though I rate this book highly, I do so not for the observed effectiveness of its methods (as I’m writing this prior to undertaking the majority of the tasks it advises) but for the knowledge it … Continue reading The Meaningful Money Handbook – Book Review

Time’s Convert – Book review (spoiler-free review followed by spoiler discussion)

Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness Available on Goodreads My rating: 3.5/5 Beware: Contains spoilers for the All Souls trilogy Definitely one I’d recommend to fans of the All Souls trilogy, this book gives readers the opportunity to learn more about Marcus de Clermont, stepson and vampire-son to the trilogy’s own Diana Bishop and Matthew de … Continue reading Time’s Convert – Book review (spoiler-free review followed by spoiler discussion)