• pride in london

    Finding Pride in Literature

    Books are friends. They are company. They are community. As readers, we spend enormous amounts of time with the characters and stories that are written between the pages of our books. The ideas that…

    July 9, 2017
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    Four fab books I’ve read recently | Video

    There’s nothing I love more than cosying up with a good book in the Autumn and Winter time. This year, I’ve read some really fantastic books and today I’m sharing my thoughts on them…

    June 23, 2017
  • readings young adult book prize

    The 2017 Readings Young Adult Book Prize Shortlist

    If you’re a booklover and you’ve been to Melbourne, then I assume you have spent at least a few hours browsing the bookshelves at one of the gorgeous Readings bookshops. Readings is not only one…

    June 18, 2017
  • My Top Ten Podcasts

    As someone who commutes to work for over two hours a day, I can’t express enough how much I love and need podcasts. Different from investing a chunk of time in listening to an entire…

    June 16, 2017
  • current reading list lillytales

    My Current Bedside Reading List

    After having a pretty slow reading month during May, I finally decided to blow the cobwebs off the books that were adorning my bedside table (and I was not actually reading) and clear the…

    June 2, 2017
  • favourite book covers lillytales

    My Favourite Book Covers | Video

    Controversially, my post today is all about judging books by their covers. If you’re a reader of my blog, or if you’ve just had a quick look over this website, you’ll know that I love…

    June 1, 2017
  • once upon a whim

    Noggin warmers by Once Upon a Whim

    If you’re a lover of all things cosy and Autumnal, then you’ll be as chuffed as I was to discover these lovely handcrafts from Once Upon a Whim.…

    May 11, 2017
  • lillytales vlog cavalier king charles spaniel

    Meet Frida | Vlog

    Guys, I have someone I’d like you to meet. This weekend just gone Sim and I added a new little member to our family, her name is Frida and we couldn’t love her more!…

    April 24, 2017
  • ariel levy the rules do not apply

    An LGBTIQ Memoir by Ariel Levy

    I’m not 100% sure what first made me pick up The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy, but in hindsight I can’t help but wonder whether there was some sort of universe-invoked gravitational pull coming…

    April 10, 2017