Getting to know my favourite authors via online events – Margaret Atwood, Yaa Gyasi, and more!

At the beginning of 2021 I discovered the amazing world of online events featuring writers. Fueled by the ongoing pandemic, several book discussions moved in the online realm, being accessible for significantly larger audiences. Don't get me wrong, I definitely prefer attending events in person, there's a certain energy that cannot be replace by a … Continue reading Getting to know my favourite authors via online events – Margaret Atwood, Yaa Gyasi, and more!

Books that prove life is better than fiction

Isn't it amazing how life finds a way to be better / stranger / more astonishing than what we can imagine? There are those unbelievable stories. And there are those captivating chronicles of nature, history, and human behaviour. Cheers to Non-fiction November! 🥂

My favourite coffee table books

December, with its festive feeling, seems like a perfect time to talk about coffee table books. For a long time I've been having books that could be characterized as "coffee table books", but only recently I became aware of their purpose and I began to appreciate their beauty. "A coffee table book is an oversized, … Continue reading My favourite coffee table books

Autumn is calling: The Fall Book Tag

The Fall Book Tag seems like a great opportunity to celebrate the beginning of Fall in a bookish and autumn-ish manner. How to resist the temptation of thinking about comfy sweaters, bright colours, and howling winds? ♥ The Fall Book Tag was created by Bionic Book Worm, and I got inspired to do this tag by Adventures … Continue reading Autumn is calling: The Fall Book Tag

A chronicle of colours’ history: The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St Clair (book review)

"Colours are the smiles of nature" said the English writer Leigh Hunt, and I couldn't agree more. It fascinates me how something as simple as catching a glimpse of a certain colour can induce a happy mood, bring up a dear memory, or remind you of a good friend. I am a visual person, that's … Continue reading A chronicle of colours’ history: The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St Clair (book review)