Discussion · Staying well through social distancing

Self-Care During Lock Down!

Just a bit of a ramble post about self-care during lock down from me today. I work in children’s mental health, and have been working from home during lock down. This means the place I usually go to to relax has also become my work zone which can sometimes make it difficult to differentiate between…… Continue reading Self-Care During Lock Down!

Discussion · Staying well through social distancing

New found love for jigsaws

I never thought I’d say this but jigsaw puzzles have been keeping me sane. Due to the lockdown I’ve been working at home, and obviously staying at home in the evenings, so I’m constantly in one room. I work as a mental health worker for the NHS so I know the importance of protecting one’s…… Continue reading New found love for jigsaws

Discussion

Should there be more f***ing swearing in YA?

****WARNING SWEARING AHEAD**** I hope you guys are ready for a ramble about my thoughts on swearing. Yes I am about discuss whether YA books should contain cursing. No I don’t mean Harry Potter Imperious cursing, I am talking about Fuck! Bitch! Twat! I think you catch my drift. In my last discussion post I…… Continue reading Should there be more f***ing swearing in YA?

Discussion · Guest Post · YALC Countdown

YALC Guest Post – Meeting New People

So YALC is over and it was AMAZING! I will be writing my YALC wrap up soon. Unfortunately I am still trying to gather my energy after the long weekend (so worth it) but for now we are lucky enough to welcome Serena to the blog who has written a post about her experience at…… Continue reading YALC Guest Post – Meeting New People