The Weight Of Things by Marianne Fritz

The weight of things by Marianne Fritz

Don’t judge a book by its cover and all that but The Weight Of Things by Marianne Fritz has such a pretty cover, a contrast to the topics within, that it is difficult to not be attracted to it. The millennial pink on this modern classic adds to the idea of conflict that the book […]

Olympics Day Seven: Track Triumphs And Swimming Successes

The Olympic Stadium has been transformed from a football pitch in the group stages to a suitable arena for the track and field which gets underway today. Todays action inlcudes men’s archery, women’s shot put, team pursuit finals and six rowing finals plus a whole lot more. As always we’ll be updating you on all […]

Olympics Day One: Shooting, Swimming, Sculls and Scoring Galore

The first official day of action is here for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil. With thousands of athletes across a wide range of sports the day is crammed full of action. As a one woman blogging band there are only so many things I can watch and cover at once but the multi-screen viewing […]

Olympics Day 0: Archers Get Aiming Before Opening Ceremony

*As always a short bullet point summary of the days action, things to consider and look out for as well as my thoughts will be at the bottom of this post if you do not have the time to read through a summary of each event.* The first official day of the Olympics is here […]

Olympics Day -2: Women’s Football Gets Competition Underway

*Results will be at the end of each blog post. During the group stages of football and similar sports each post will be a summary of the day. Further into the competition, when there are less events and less clashes, each match will get its own post.* Despite the Olympic opening ceremony being a couple […]

A Change in Mood

I’ve gone from hating the idea of Christmas to being fairly excited in the space of 24 hours. Alright fairly excited by my standards is basically just not being completely opposed to something but that is actually a pretty rare thing so it seems like a big deal to me. For the first time in […]