Living List Tick – Stand Up On A Surfboard

  Although I love the beach, the conditions required to actually get me into the water need to be pretty specific: hot weather, warm water and I have to be in the mood for a swim. As those of you familiar with Victorian weather can attest, those first two conditions can be pretty… sporadic. (Yes,…

How I Made Money Blogging in 2016

Welcome to my annual ‘take a peek under the hood’ post about how I made money from blogging in the previous calendar year. I believe this is the fourth time I’ve written this kind of breakdown and I am fascinated by how much they change. The reasons often correlate to wider changes occurring in the…

What I’m Reading January 2017

I’d only read one Patricia Highsmith novel before picking up Carol, and as soon as I started reading this I thought to myself, Why haven’t I read more? The other novel was The Talented Mr. Ripley and both times I’ve admired her style – intelligent, observant, dark. If you’re unfamiliar with the story surrounding Carol‘s publication,…