• In My Mailbox,  meme

    In My Mailbox #8: Birthday Treats

    I flipping well love all kinds of birthdays!  I love birthdays that involve books even more 🙂 A few days before my birthday I got a very excited package from Ellie (of Musings of a Bookshop Girl fame) and saved…

  • In My Mailbox,  meme

    In My Mailbox #5

    My actual plan for today was to make up for having been pretty quiet over the past few weeks and write some reviews and generally catch up and be productive.  But then I went to a ‘Daffodils and Diamonds’ Ball…

  • In My Mailbox,  meme

    In My Mailbox #3: The ‘e’ Version

    I got back from the Lake District this afternoon after a weekend away and made a deal with myself that I would be ‘allowed’ to catch up on book blogs and actually write a post (I know, crazy!) once I’d finished…

  • In My Mailbox

    In My Mailbox #2: Charity Shop Haul

    Sensibly, I recently decided not to buy any more books until the new year, what with the promise of shiny Christmas gifts around the corner and all.  But then I had a boring post office errand to run and braved…

  • In My Mailbox,  reading habits

    In My Mailbox (and Inbox) #1

    Until recently, my book-buying habits have been fairly sporadic; I’d go weeks, sometimes months, without buying anything and would then binge terribly.  It was fairly simply achieved by ignoring Kobo/Waterstones/Amazon emails in my inbox and denying their shiny offers and…