29 April 2016

Life Update

I've never really done a life update before, but lately things feel like they're moving and I just wanted to have a talk about it, and I don't think my Ruminations post will do it justice. As always, there's small organisational announcement type things which I like to have down in writing, for the record. 

25 April 2016

#NerdyPages Book Club

For a while now I've been thinking of hosting an online book group (because I don't have enough to do right now, you know) but the main idea behind it is to read a book together and have a space to talk about it. So let me introduce:

14 April 2016

The Boy Who Sailed The Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson

This is another book review that I was meant to write up ages ago, pretty much immediately after reading ... but then didn't. So 5 months later: here it is! The Boy Who Sailed The Ocean by Lara Williamson has a beautiful cover, intriguing title and is generally found in your 9-12 sort of sections in book stores. 

11 April 2016

Newcastle on a Budget*

You know, I really miss being a student. I say this like I'm an adult with my life together and that makes me laugh hysterically. I'm definitely not an adult yet. One thing I always think about when going out anywhere is the cost. I like a good day out, but I like to eat for the rest of the month too. Walton Robinson got in touch and asked me to share some of my favourites so with that in mind here's some places in my good old city Newcastle that should provide a good time while keeping our bank accounts happy. 

5 April 2016

8 Things that have Prepared Me for the Zombie Apocalypse*

Okay, so maybe I'm one of those geeks that secretly would love the Zombie Apocalypse to happen because I've watched the films, played the games, and read so many books I would do better on a zombie survival test than any academic exam. Yes, I would go as far to say I am prepared. Want to feel as prepared as me? Here's some zombie inspiration: