Seven Of My Favourite Figures In Literature… And Why I Love Them

Literary characters have the ability to draw us into these worlds and take us on these journeys – that’s something that I think deserves to be shouted about and celebrated. Here are seven of my favourite figures in literature and why I love them…

I have always been a passionate lover of literature. Books are so magical; they take us away from the real world, and carry us on a journey of discovery and adventure, making you a different person when you finish turn over that last page. It’s the characters that have the ability to draw us into these worlds and take us on these journeys – that’s something that I think deserves to be shouted about and celebrated. Here are seven of my favourite figures in literature and why I love them… Continue reading “Seven Of My Favourite Figures In Literature… And Why I Love Them”

Staycations: My Family Weekend Getaway To Haworth

If you’re looking for your next staycation destination, I’d suggest Haworth – a charming, oldy-worldy village in West Yorkshire. I visited Haworth, which is most famous as the home of the Bronte sister writers, a lot as a kid and I went back for the first time in years last weekend, enjoying it just as much as I did when I was little. Here’s why… Continue reading “Staycations: My Family Weekend Getaway To Haworth”

Sins Of The Family: A Story Of Hope

My mum, Felicity Davis, recently re-released her debut book, Guard a Silver Sixpence, as Sins of the Family. As I attended the book’s launch last weekend, I realised that Sins of the Family is a story about hope, chronicling one woman’s fight to forge a brighter future for both herself and her family. Continue reading “Sins Of The Family: A Story Of Hope”

Revealing The Sins Of My Family

This weekend I’m going to be attending the launch event for my mum, Felicity Davis’, new book, which explores my family history. Over the last few weeks I’ve started thinking about how my family struggled for years to reach this point, inspiring this post. If I’ve learned anything recently, it’s that we all have to come to terms with the sins of our families, to come to terms with ourselves. Continue reading “Revealing The Sins Of My Family”