10 Harry Potter quotes that perfectly sum up a typical Monday

10 Harry Potter quotes that perfectly sum up a typical Monday

It’s Monday (surprise!), and while this may seem to be yet another unremarkable start to your week, Potter fans around the globe know otherwise. Today isn’t just another boring Monday – It’s Monday the 31st July!

To all the Muggles out there who aren’t in the know, today is Harry Potter’s birthday, which he also shares with his creator J. K. Rowling. So happy birthday to Harry and his mother!

To celebrate (whilst also acknowledging that for most of us, this will probably turn out to be a magic-less Monday – at least until we can get home and reread the HP books), I have compiled 10 quotes from the Harry Potter books that perfectly sum up a typical Monday – at least for some of us. Continue reading

Wednesday Wisdom – 10 quotes about the power of reading

Wednesday Wisdom - 10 quotes about the power of reading

On Monday, I wrote a post about how reading gets me through the potholes of life, and today I wanted to build on that. As I mentioned in the post, books have the power to make you feel and reading them can even change what you feel. But reading isn’t limited to just making you feel something – it’s so many great things wrapped up into one: knowledge sharing, stress relieving, empathy boosting, open-minded enabling, inspiration fertiliser and pure, undiluted happiness.

All of this awesomeness is captured in the 10 quotes below. Some of them are fun, some are philosophical, but all of them will share a bit of wisdom about reading.

And who doesn’t love some bookish quotes, right? Continue reading

Wednesday Wisdom: 10 bookish quotes by famous authors!

Wednesday Wisdom - 10 bookish quotes by famous authors!

It’s Wednesday – and it’s my brother’s birthday! As I don’t have a tonne of time to spend on a post today (sorry, too busy eating cake…), I’ve decided to do a short ( but fun!) post about bookish quotes that are filled with awesome wisdom! And who better to quote than the ones who make a living creating literature masterpieces!

Below I’ve compiled 10 quotes by famous authors that highlight some pretty interesting views on books. So have a read, feel inspired and spread the wisdom! Continue reading

15 great quotes by Douglas Adams that are guaranteed to make you smile!

15 great quotes by Douglas Adams that are guaranteed to make you smile!

Today’s blog post is all about tomorrow. As some of you may know from following the blog, I don’t post on Saturdays. However, I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to write about a very special person whose birthday is on 11th March. Yep, Douglas Noel Adams was born on that day in 1952 in Cambridge, England.

He is probably best known as the author of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, but Adams also did other stuff like write stories for Doctor Who and work with Monty Python’s Flying Circus. One of the key elements that shines through all of his work is his incredible fantasy which is packed with a wonderfully weird humour.    Continue reading

5 Winnie-the-Pooh quotes that will make you think, think, think about thinking

5 Winnie-the-Pooh quotes that will make you think, think, think about thinking

”What day is it?”
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favourite day,” said Pooh.
― A.A. Milne

Happy ‘Winnie the Pooh Day’ everyone! For those of you who are unfamiliar with this particular day, it takes place every year on the 18th of January, which is the birthday of A. A. Milne – the guy we all owe for providing us with the beautiful stories about the famous yellow teddy bear and his lovable friends in Hundred Acre Wood.  Continue reading