How Doctor Who pulled me through 2019

Featured image: Colourful banner featuring illustrations of the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 13th, 10th and 11th Doctors and the Doctor Who logo. Image by the BBC. On Friday I was feeling reflective as we all tend to do around this time of year, and I realised that for the first time…

The Hormone Diaries by Hannah Witton- Mini Review

Featured Image: Text: ‘The Hormone Diaries The Bloody Truth About Our Periods’ in handwriting font on a navy blue banner. I love writing book reviews on this blog, but you might have noticed that I don’t write that many. This isn’t because I don’t read a lot or because I…

Leeds Summer PAs needed!/ Applications closed

Featurd Image: ‘Summer Personal Assistant Vacancies Leeds’ in orange lettering on a white banner. I have now found some wonderful PAs for the summer so applications are closed. Thank you to everyone that shared the ad! My amazing PAs are off for a well earned summer break so I’m looking…

Life advice you actually want to follow – You’re Crushing It by Lex Croucher #Gifted

Featured image: Uncorrected proof copy of the book with publicity notepad, cards and badge An uncorrected proof copy was gifted to me by Bloomsbury. When Lex announced she was writing a YA, positivity, life advice book I was, well, a little surprised. She has a dark sense of humour which…

I’m urgently recruiting PAs in Leeds to start from 22nd September!

Featured image: ‘Personal Assistants urgently required in Leeds!’ in purple lettering on a white banner. Unfortunately I’m yet to find some PAs to support me during my Masters in Leeds so I am re-advertising the roles. I have a back up plan so I will definitely start in time but…

No-one Deadlier than a New Mum- Killing It by Asia Mackay [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: Book cover on a red and black background. [Ad-Gifted]– The publisher Bonnier Zaffre sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged to write or share this review and they have no influence over the content of the post. It…

I’m recruiting PAs in Leeds!

Featurd Image: ‘Personal Assistant Vacancies Leeds’ in blue lettering on a white banner. It’s that time again! As you may know I am moving to Leeds in September to study the MSc Inequalities and Social Science at the University of Leeds. I’m looking for 2 part-time PAs (women only) to…

I am not your warning: Stop using disability to deter reckless behaviour

Featured image: Me in my wheelchair taking a selfie in the mirror. One morning in 6th Form, we were told to go to the Theatre for a presentation. The teachers wouldn’t tell us what it was about, just that we had to go. It turned out that the local fire…

Finally, a Geordie YA novel! – Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. by Malcolm Duffy [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: A white banner with the title in bold black lettering, highlighted orange and pink, with the author’s name in cursive at the top right. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Head of Zeus sent me a free advance copy of this book through NetGalley to review. I was not obliged…

REVIEW: Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes by Greg James and Chris Smith [Ad-Gifted]

Featured image: A banner which shows Murph looking anxious in a running stance, the authors and the book cover. The tagline reads ‘Kid Normal is back and this time he’s going rogue.’ Below the cover is #KidNormal. [Ad- Gifted]- The publisher Bloomsbury Kids sent me a free advance copy of…