A year ago today, I lost my dad. It was sudden and unexpected and threw our family into a very strange and difficult time. You can read about my initial experience of grief in a previous post but I thought I'd do a little update concerning how things are after a year. Firstly, things definitely … Continue reading Grief: One Year On
With the coming of the new year, I can't help but reflect on the year that's coming to an end. It seems like a trend on social media at the moment to compare yourself at the start and end of this decade but I feel like it's this past year that's been the most significant … Continue reading 2019 in Review
A year ago last week, I worked my first shift as a bookseller! This year has gone so quickly but to mark the occasion I thought I'd share my experiences. I've really enjoyed my first year working in a bookshop - I love the people that I work with and being able to recommend books … Continue reading One Year as a Bookseller!
While I am most definitely not an expert of grieving, it is something that I'm currently experiencing (sidenote: you can read about my experience here if you'd like). Grief doesn't go away quickly or easily and, for me, impacts most areas of your life. Now, I've always been a bookworm and can usually be found … Continue reading Reading while Grieving: Books to Offer a Hand