Finally feeling motivated and inspired

It’s the middle of July. University finished a month ago and I have no classes again until September when I move to Spain. Naturally, I have found myself going through somewhat of a lull. Apart from shifts at Lush, my life mainly consists of Netflix marathons, late nights and lots of coffee – I can’t remember the last time I read something or did something that truly made me think or feel productive. That is, until this past week or so.

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Book List / My Life in Books

I’ve loved reading for as long as I can remember. English was my best subject at school and I loved it (so much so I now study it at university). I’d always be that kid in class who would revel in ‘quiet time’ so I could get on with the next chapter of the book I was reading. Books are the perfect companion: on long journeys, while abroad in the sun or even just when you need consoling at 3am… books are always the thing I go back to…

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Book List / Perfect Reads to Wind Down

Sometimes the stress gets too much for you. You’re sick of rereading your essay title and trying to come up with a thesis. You’re having a crappy day and need to take your mind off it. Sometimes the best thing to do is take a break. Make yourself a hot drink, snuggle up in an armchair or even propped up with some cushions in bed and escape into the world of someone else for a bit of down time (plus they all have film adaptations either released or in the making if you don’t want to read). These are some of my recommendations…

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