A Bad Boy Stole My Bra: The Blog Tour

Jul 17th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 2 min read

To say I had high expectations for this book would be a lie. When it arrived, I was more interested in the packaging than in the book (Seriously, it came in a bright pink bubble envelope! How cool is that?!) and all I had to go on was this: Imagine waking up in the night to find your gorgeous new neighbour dangling out of your...

The Wicked Deep and the Beauty of Simplicity

Jun 4th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 3 min read

I’ve been thinking about simplicity a lot lately. Luxury is always alluring, but there’s something about simplicity that is far more beautiful. Far more intimate. Think about it: How many days have you’ve spent curled up with a good book in the sunshine with an iced tea or by a fire with a hot chocolate, and just basked in its perfection? How many hours have...

State of Sorrow: For That Is All She Brings Us

May 14th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read

In 2003, my sister came home with a handful of books for me. Among them was The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. I was in love within seconds of opening it, for the story followed a tiny, sickly mouse with unusually large ears, born with his eyes wide open. He was the only of his litter to be born alive, and no one thought...

The Beauty of Book Crates: My Top Five

Apr 16th, 2018 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 5 min read

There’s nothing better than opening your front door to a postman carrying a package with your name on it. It’s like getting a birthday present when it’s not your birthday, or a Christmas present when it’s not Christmas. At the end of last year, I discovered book crates and now, I am obsessed! The idea is simple: for a monthly fee, the company of your...