Reaching the end of a year always makes me a little sentimental, looking back over the past twelve months and picking out my favourite times. 2020 has been a difficult and challenging year for most of us, for several reasons but if there's one thing that's kept me sane through it all, it's reading. So, … Continue reading My 5⭐️ Reads of 2020!
Blurb: London, 1850. On a crowded street, the dollmaker Iris Whittle meets the artist Louis Frost. Louis is a Pre-Raphaelite painter who yearns to have his work displayed in the Royal Academy, and he is desperate for Iris to be his model. Iris agrees, on the condition that he teaches her to paint. Dreaming of freedom, … Continue reading Review: The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal
With the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the world, most of us experienced some form of quarantine or isolation. Here in England, our quarantine began in March and has recently begun to lift in June - that's a lot of time to fill! As someone who wasn't able to work from home and was therefore … Continue reading What I Read During Quarantine!