Review: Dragons by R.J. Furness

Dragons is the third book in the Sapphire Smythe & The Shadow Five serial. Sapphire is learning how to use her powers, but can’t control them. Slowly, more is being revealed about what’s going on, but Sapphire still doesn’t know the whole story. We’re already familiar with the setting and the characters, so it’s all Read More

Best Reads Of 2019

This is probably one of the hardest posts to write every year. Which books are the best? My selection is always of what I’ve read this year, regardless of when it’s published. Don’t expect to see many new releases on here since I still have a huge backlog of books to get through. I failed Read More

Stationery Haul – Japan Edition

I already talked a little about stationery in Japan before but didn’t talk about what I bought. If you want to know where you can find stationery in Tokyo, I have just the post for you. Also check out my post about the fountain pens and inks I bought in Tokyo. Notebooks Tomoe River Dot Read More

Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

I read The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton when I was in Japan. I hoped it wouldn’t be too heavy, but I was already in too deep when I realised what it really was about. This book kept me company during my jetlagged hours on my ereader. The screen was lit and my husband could still Read More

Fountain Pen Haul – Japan Edition

Japan is one of the countries with an interesting fountain pen scene and it’s completely different from Europe. Fountain pens, and stationery in general are more common items. I saw a man browsing the pens and was looking for his first pen. He knew nothing of them but really wanted one. The seller took her Read More

2019 Gift Guide

This year’s gift guide is much shorter than last year’s since I’m not doing Blogmas this year. So it’s just a small list of gifts for stationery and book lovers. If you want more ideas, you might want to check out last year’s Blogmas overview, or the gift guide from two years ago. For the Read More

Back From Japan

It’s already been a week since we came back from Japan, but I needed to recover. The trip was both awesome and exhausting, my brother’s girlfriend already warned us for the jetlag. She needs three days to recover, so I kept the first days light on activities. We met my Twitter friend Cherelle on the Read More