A Matter of Perspective

Dec 24th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 8 min read

Conversation with a friend yesterday turned quickly to how terrible a year 2018 has been.  For me, January began with the ‘perfect week’. I was working reasonable hours, unplugging from technology in the evenings to spend time with friends and family, and even managed to take one day off for a ‘Sunday Reads’ day. Then news of a death in my immediate family arrived and...

The Road to Recovery

Oct 22nd, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

I’ve spent the past few days flicking through the pages of my old journals. I’ve read about moments in the past two years that have brought me great joy, and moments that have brought me great sadness. I’ve relived things that had forced me into making decisions I didn’t necessarily want to make but had to. If I hadn’t, I wouldn’t be sitting here now,...

Top 5 Reads to Get You in The Valentine’s Day Spirit

Feb 12th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 6 min read

What makes romance novels so perfect for you? Is it the strong female lead that fights everyone standing in her way until she gets what she wants? Is it the imperfect love interest that has to battle his demons until he’s worthy of the woman he’s fallen so hopelessly in love with? Or is it the journey riddled with bend after bend, catastrophe after catastrophe,...