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Hi! I’m Laura.

I’m a writer, reader and enthusiastic general hobbyist.

I love discovering new things, experimenting with cooking, and honing my various crafts (generally with enthusiasm but no great expertise). I’d love you to come on this everyday adventure with me.

The purpose of this blog is to keep up some steady reading, writing-and-publishing habits, to explore different topics, styles and techniques, and keep myself accountable on my bigger writing goals. When possible, I also want to write more about exploring around my home and beyond. I hope it brings you joy, as you read about my life, the universe and everything.

Caution: literary references ahead!

The author, perched in front of her bookshelf

Some recent posts

March reading wrap: six books!

My second month’s worth of book wrap video, together with a log of the books and a link to a review I recently wrote. I’m enjoying the additional medium – can you tell?

Book Review: Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of the stars of the contemporary African writer world, tackles a narrative of love, race and displacement across continents in Americanah (2013).