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Lover of all things literature, writer and book-blogger, THE UNLIKELY BOOKWORM will chart my progress as I read my way through the BBC BIG READ and beyond …

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The BBC Big Read Reviews

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Lifestyle

  • The End of an Era
    24th August 2015
    Lifestyle
    It seems rather apt that my last day working on the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction brought with it the kind of loom...
  • Rainy Reads
    26th July 2015
    Lifestyle
    With the exception of yesterday, where the sun was shining for most of the day (I like to think it was due to the fac...
  • Inspiring Reads
    22nd June 2015
    Lifestyle
    Following on from the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction event a few weeks ago at London’s Southbank Centre, in whic...

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Travelling

  • Atlantis Books
    21st August 2015
    Travel
    Three weeks prior to my impending move to Australia I spent seven sunny days in Santorini. Beloved by many for its wh...
  • Australia: A Series of Firsts
    11th August 2015
    Travel
    I recently wrote a somewhat melancholy post on the agony and ecstasy of leaving London, in which I spoke about all th...
  • Leaving London: The Agony and the Ecstasy
    9th August 2015
    Travel
    I stole the title of this post from one of my favourite episodes of Sex and the City; in which its central character,...

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Writing

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Yoga

  • The Art of Arm Balances
    15th June 2015
    Yoga
    On Friday, a fortnight after attending a yoga workshop at Triyoga on the King's Road on getting over the fear of going...
  • The Art of Going Upside Down
    30th May 2015
    Yoga
    As a child, I was fearless. Growing up in a small town in Sussex, my sisters and I spent our weekends climbing trees...
  • Yoga Girl - Rachel Brathen
    26th May 2015
    Reading , Yoga
    I, along with many other aspiring yogis, first came across Rachel Brathen on Instagram. One of a growing number of Yo...

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