Review of: The Fork, The Witch and The Worm by Christopher Poalini. Paired with: dragon pearl jasmine tea. A light floral tea with woody notes. Very fragrant and a bit pretentious. Honestly, not my favourite but it does feel like something the elves of Du Weldenvarden would drink. It’s not book five, but it will… Continue reading Here Be Dragons
Around this time in 2017 I started my replay of the Dragon Age games. I’ve loved this series since 2 came out, as I missed the release of Origins and honestly, I think because I started with the widely regarded as ‘half finished’ sequel I didn’t know any better and fell in love with the… Continue reading Dragon Age: Inquisition
Dragons across the Twin Kingdoms have been persecuted for centuries, and while they are no longer hunted for their jewels they are still governed by strict laws. However, Morgwym the Green defies the law to have a kitling- Benfro. But before he can hatch Morgwm must save the unborn child of Princess Lleyn and hide… Continue reading The Ballad of Sir Benfro: Review
Kvothe is a lutist, but I don’t have one of those. Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss came to me on the wind. Well, at least in a breath of air. Ok fine a friend recommended it to me and lent me his copy. No wind involved. However, I can certainly confirm that the… Continue reading The Name of the Wind: Review
Legion by Brandon Sanderson It doesn’t take much for me to pick up a book by Sanderson. While I love many authors and many more stories, I am inclined say that Sanderson is my favourite writer. I go into some of the reasons why in my review of Alloy of Law. Legion is a bit… Continue reading Legion: Review
Anxiety For Beginners by Eleanor Morgan Having a mental illness is becoming something of a fashion accessory. If you think that, then it is clear that you have always been ‘mentally healthy’. Which is great, for you. It is not that mental illness is more common, or that people are making things up to be… Continue reading Anxiety for Beginners: Review
Shakespeare. Honestly, I don’t get it. There are countless things written since, but as he is widely classed as the ‘greatest playwright who ever lived’ we are forced to study his works for years throughout school, and then as an adult if you don’t like his stuff, you have no class. Well, bollocks to that.
All I Know Now by Carrie Hope Fletcher If I were to write my own auto-biography cum advice book, it would end up fairly similar to All I Know Now. Of course some names would change, as would some situations, but the basic essence of the book would be the same.