Love. Romance. What’s it all about?

Love. Romance.  I’m definitely not an expert in either, and I have definitely spent far too much of my life hiding behind idealism and romantic fantasy. It could never be as good as it is in my head so why bother, right? Wrong! I am choosey, but not in a shallow way.  I only want…

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End of Year Thoughts

I can’t believe that we’re coming to the end of another year.  This post-Christmas, pre-New Year time is a veritable cocktail of emotions as we look at what has been and think about what there could be to come.  I myself feel a mixture of pride for what I achieved, lamentations for what didn’t work…

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Book Review: ‘Wild’ by Cheryl Strayed

I was already intrigued about reading Cheryl Strayed’s memoir of walking the Pacific Crest Trail as a solo female hiker when I saw that Lit Without Limits, a non-profit organisation supporting the empowerment of girls through literature, had chosen it as their July read.  As a woman who loves hiking, strong women and literature, I thought…

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