Life & Stuff, Reviews, You're As Mad As I Am (Mental Health)

“Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck” Thoughts

This book wasn't very unique, or life-changing (as the title says) to me, but I loved it all the same. It kind of felt like a long blog post, but I love blog posts that inspire thought and get you thinking about changing your life, which this book did for me. Here are some thoughts… Continue reading “Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck” Thoughts

Life & Stuff, You're As Mad As I Am (Mental Health)

Big Fat List of Self-Love & Mental Health Strengthening Techniques

Exercise regularly Yoga practice (however and whichever works for you) Meditation (again, however and whenever works for you; sitting in quiet is all you need to do) Eat well Watch your favourite show Favourite film Read Read your favourite book Stretch Plants and nature (in your home, workplace, garden etc) Get outside Go for walks… Continue reading Big Fat List of Self-Love & Mental Health Strengthening Techniques

Author Stuff, Freelance Writing Services, Life & Stuff, Updates, Writing Tips

“My Author Journey” Part One: First Fantasy Book Publication (Ash Born)

I'll start with "Ash Born". Anyone who has followed my journey or known me for a while should have heard of "Ash Born" at least once. If not, I really have failed it. Ash Born is the first book I ever published, well, it wasn't always known by this name.

Life & Stuff, Reviews

Book Review(ish): “The Fault in Our Stars” & Tahlia’s Memory

This will be a short review, for this book isn't new and the author is well-known. It would be silly of me to tell you about this book because I'm sure you've all read it by now. Plus, this is actually the last John Green book that I've read; I've read all the others already.… Continue reading Book Review(ish): “The Fault in Our Stars” & Tahlia’s Memory

Reviews, Updates, Writing Tips

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone

I just finished reading Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi this morning, and I had to post a review because of how excited I was about it before reading it. However, it wasn't all that I wanted it to be. Here's why... *MILD SPOILERS MAY BE IN THIS POST - BEWARE!* The Bad… Continue reading Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone

"How Africa Changed Me" Chapters, An Author Abroad (Travel), Life & Stuff

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 I Can’t Do This It was so funny when amidst the sea of Zimbabweans flooding toward me, I saw Patrick’s nan (so named Gogo, meaning grandmother in Shona) rushing with open arms, saying “Siana, I love you!” She by-passed her own daughter and grandchildren in order to embrace me! How great is that!… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 4

"How Africa Changed Me" Chapters, An Author Abroad (Travel), For Fun

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 3

Chapter 3 We Arrive There’s nothing wrong with admitting you need someone. For some reason, in our society it’s a crime to admit you’re human and that you feel things. But yeah, I needed my boyfriend at that moment. Would I have gotten on the plane if he wasn’t there? I can’t know the answer… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 3