20 Desserts Inspired by Literature

You, my dear readers, have by now probably picked up on the fact that I’ve got quite the passion for both books and baking (no way, really?!), which is why I was immediately fascinated when Shari’s Berries approached me about a cool graphic they’d made. It’s a book and dessert pairing guide, including some of my favourite novels […]

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Top Ten Books That Were Hard For Me To Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I am once again a day late with my Top Ten Tuesday. Oops! Even though I had made the list in advance, I didn’t write the actual post yesterday. I still wanted to do so, though, so here it is! My top ten books that were […]

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100 Happy Days – Week 3

Another week has gone by, so that means I’ve got seven new happy pictures for you for the 100 Happy Days Challenge! Oh, and one extra happy, extra special pictures at the end… Day 14: Music pubquiz with friends! Day 15: Having a nice lunch with bagels and strawberries before getting back to university stuff. Only […]

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An Equal Music by Vikram Seth

A chance sighting on a bus; a letter which should never have been read; a pianist with a secret that touches the heart of her music… An Equal Music is a book about love, about the love of a woman lost and found and lost again; it is a book about music and how the love of […]

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On Chick Lit

Chick lit. Literature for chicks. Or, as Wikipedia describes it (a bit more sophisticatedly): “genre fiction which addresses issues of modern womanhood, often humorously and lightheartedly.” Sounds like a fun read, right? Why is it, then, that for some reason this genre is so often looked down upon? When I was in secondary school I […]

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Impression du Matin by Oscar Wilde

As you might (or might not) know, I’m a student of English, and that means lots of reading. Right now I’m taking a literature course on Modernism and through that course I’m coming across lots of interesting literature. This week we had to read a poem by Oscar Wilde, and I loved it straight away, […]

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