I decided to reboot my website with a new name. I loved CabbitCorner, but I felt I needed a more mature bookish site rather than a cutesy and vaguely titled site. I'm still working on things for the site and hope to update more regularly with more bookish content, but I'm pretty busy with my … Continue reading Reboot
Book 3 completed! The Marvels was an amazing book, not only in story but artwork and cover design. Just brilliant! Never have 665 pages flew so fast! It was so good that I feel at a bit of a loss now! I need to read something else though. Perhaps one of the shorter books from … Continue reading Readathon April 2016: Hours 8 & 9
Our mini-challenge for Hour 2 is a top 5 bookish childhood memories. I loved reading as a child, but I don't recall reading a huge amount - not nearly as much as I do now. We're Going on a Bear Hunt - by Michael Rosen. This book! I will never live it down! When I … Continue reading Readathon Hour 2: MINI-CHALLENGE- OUR BOOKISH CHILDHOODS
Lately, I have been watching a lot of TV series and films as I have found it hard to focus on my reading. I binge watched the 5 seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race available to me on the UK Netflix, and naturally that segued into looking up films with Cher in (Thank you, Chad … Continue reading Film Review: Mermaids (1990)
I am 37% of the way through A Place Called Winter, which is an amazing book and is going as expected plot-wise. I decided to take a break and have since read the 'Your Favourite Pizza Witch' comic by Sarah Graley - something my fiancé ordered from a Kickstarter and received in the post this … Continue reading Readathon – 1 book down!
Just checking in, after having a hair appointment at which I could not blog. I have been reading my book club book 'A Place Called Winter' by Patrick Gale. It didn't hook me at first but I am 27% of the way through on my Kindle and am fascinated now. It's a look at Edwardian … Continue reading Readathon October 2015
I've been chilling, drinking a ginger beer and reading Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson - an absolutely beautiful, engrossing auto-biographical book written in free-verse poetry. I am nearly done, but thought I would add a quick update and enter one of the mini-challenges. Readathon Mini-Challenge: Classic Words of Wisdom. from Allie @ A Literary … Continue reading Dewey’s Readathon – April 2015 – Hours 2-3
I have done it! I have finished the book! I think I may peruse a few shorter books before picking up something longer, just so I can say I have read multiple books this readathon! Hour 10: Book/s: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki Paper or Kindle?: Kindle. Pages read: 100% (16% read) Comment: What … Continue reading Readathon Oct 2013: Hours 10-12
I have been drawing a blank after the readathon. Mainly because I am going through some stuff right now (not nearly as dramatic as it sounds, honestly!) and I haven’t felt up to blogging. I am trying though. To the winners of the Readathon challenge - I will be in touch soon. Apologies for the … Continue reading The first of Rachel’s Rambles… but no doubt not the last.
*not really proof, but sort-of-proof. Yes, this is me, all linked up to the sign-up post. I will be taking part. FOR CHARITY! Donate please, and you will be blessed with luck and good feels. http://www.justgiving.com/rachelcabbit edit: because I suck at links.