Category: Thoughts

Thoughts #61: The State of the Blog

Thoughts #61: The State of the Blog

Posted 13 May, 2017 by Rinn in Thoughts / 9 Comments

Hello, lovely followers! I am sorry that I have abandoned you for so long. As you may now, in March I moved to a new city and began a new job. I have my own little flat (which I love!), really enjoy the job (working in university admissions), and I’m living in a gorgeous city. […]

Thoughts #60: Book Sources

Thoughts #60: Book Sources

Posted 11 March, 2017 by Rinn in Thoughts / 14 Comments

Recently I’ve been thinking about where all my books come from. According to my last count (last month, so it has most likely changed since then), I own 520 books (excluding e-books). And I normally get these in a variety of ways: Gifted: of course my friends and family know I’m a bibliophile, so books […]

Thoughts #59: Why Bookworms Hoard Unread Books

Thoughts #59: Why Bookworms Hoard Unread Books

Posted 17 January, 2017 by Rinn in Thoughts / 10 Comments

Have you ever looked at the bookworm in your life and wondered why they hoard books like a dragon hoards gold? Have you ever suggested that their collection might be getting a *bit* out of hand, only for them to snap at you like a Rottweiler? Are you confused and upset by these events? Well […]

Thoughts #58: A Work Related Rant

Thoughts #58: A Work Related Rant

Posted 12 October, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 6 Comments

I’ve wanted to write this work related post/rant for a couple of weeks now, but I wasn’t too sure about it. However, this BBC news article about how ‘receptionists put people off seeing the doctor’ has pushed me over the edge. Two years ago, when I was working full-time in order to save enough money […]

Thoughts #56: What Do You Do With Your ARCs?

Thoughts #56: What Do You Do With Your ARCs?

Posted 17 September, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 9 Comments

This is something I was thinking about recently, and also probably something that has caused a little bit of a stir in the book blogging community, because not everyone agrees on what the current thing to do is. So, here is the big question: When you have finished reading an Advanced Review Copy of a […]

Thoughts #55: The Life of a Bookworm (in GIFs!)

Thoughts #55: The Life of a Bookworm (in GIFs!)

Posted 18 August, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 3 Comments

Who doesn’t love GIFs? They can be used to demonstrate a wide range of situations, and you can express so much through them. So what about the life of a bookworm, as shown through GIFs? Obviously this post is image heavy! When you don’t want to be disturbed whilst reading When someone says they don’t […]

Thoughts #54: Past Post Love

Thoughts #54: Past Post Love

Posted 12 July, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 4 Comments

Do you ever spend ages working on a post, and then are a bit disappointed by the response? Maybe it doesn’t receive as many comments or views as you wanted, or maybe your readers don’t seem as enthused as you expected. Or perhaps there are posts you wrote a long time ago, which were popular […]

Thoughts #53: The Problem with Reading Slumps

Thoughts #53: The Problem with Reading Slumps

Posted 15 May, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 6 Comments

This post was written at the beginning of April, and doesn’t apply to me so much now – but I still wanted to share it! As well as struggling with a blogging slump lately, I’ve been having a bit of a reading slump. I’ve decided that this comes down to my most recent reads being […]

Thoughts #52: Living With Social Anxiety

Thoughts #52: Living With Social Anxiety

Posted 9 May, 2016 by Rinn in Thoughts / 12 Comments

I don’t often write personal posts, but occasionally I feel the need to share something, even if it’s just to get my thoughts down for my own sake. Today I wanted to talk about living with social anxiety, which is something I’ve battled with since the age of 16-17. Previously, I discussed how I used […]

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