More Favourite Blogs and Awards!

Time has rushed by so fast this last couple of months and so I have only just got around to this award post. But what better way to start the summer months than with a big celebration of some of my favourite blogs?!

April and May were certainly happy months for me as I was nominated for FOUR blog awards! I am extremely chuffed and have had lots of fun browsing through some of my favourite blogs to pass on the blog love!

So, I would like to say a HUGE thank you (and congratulations!) to the four wonderful bloggers that nominated me: Continue reading

One Day – David Nicholls

What a brilliant idea for a book! One Day dips in and out of the lives of two people on the same day every year over the period of twenty years. At first, I was unsure whether the concept would work, but it does – at least for the first half of the book. I have to admit, I had been avoiding this book until I read this review at Lit Addicted Brit. This is the third book that I have read for the Pay it Sideways Challenge.

It’s June 15th 1988, the day after Emma and Dexter’s graduation. As they lie in bed, smelling of cigarettes and alcohol, they talk of the future. It stretches before them, filled with hopes, dreams and endless possibilities. Little do they know that their lives will not go as planned and the age of forty, which seems so far away and unimaginable now, will come along much quicker than they would like. Continue reading