What’s Up: February

I thought it would be nice to put a short little post together to let you know what’s going on, and what kind of reviews you can expect to read in February. (It might also help me to be more organised and keep up with my plans…)

So, I still owe you a review of Venetia by Georgette Heyer and The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide; I have a draft for a movie “review” (or rather musing) about A Few Good Men (1992), and I’m compiling a break-up song list for Valentine’s Day.

I also have a pretty little list of books I want to read and review this month, partly for my own enjoyment, partly for my research topic at uni.

Currently reading:

  • The Purple Revolution by Nigel Farage
  • Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke


  • Making Faces by Amy Harmon
  • Ride with Me by Thomas B. Costain (research material)
  • The Creevey Papers by Thomas Creevey (research material)
  • A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron
  • Wellington’s Hidden Heroes by Veronica Baker-Smith (research material)
  • Frederica by Georgette Heyer
  • A Close Run Thing by Allen Mallinson (research material)
  • + if anything else takes my fancy

Moreover, my Insta account terribly needs a consistent style, and I’m thinking about switching to greyscale images for bookish posts, and staying colourful with pictures about Bonnie and miscellaneous subjects. But that’s still under consideration.


Besides, the university semester is going to start next week, which fills me with unimaginable loads of excitement and happiness, not to mention energy. I can’t wait to reunite with all the people, read assignments, etc. Yeah, yeah, liar, liar, pants on fire.

BUT I am sure that blogging will prove to be a good way to relieve unversity-induced stress.


On a happier note, I got my hair cut last week, so even if everything else goes awry, I will at least look like a human being instead of some kind of hairy monster from a horror movie. That’s something, right?

What have you been up to lately?
Is there any kind of post you’d like to see on the blog?


13 thoughts on “What’s Up: February

  1. Oooooo you’re going to love “A Dog’s Way Home” Flora. It was such a beautiful heart warming story. Best of luck with Uni, it will all be worth it in the end.

    P.S. Love that hairstyle 😉


  2. Looks like you are striving for a productive and busy month! I think its great you’ve set a list of books you want to read for the month ahead, that makes me think that setting monthly goals for myself would be helpful. I like the hair cut and I hope your first semester goes awesomely!


  3. This ‘A Dog’s Way Home’ looks interesting book to read. I will definitely check this out and be looking forward to reading this.


  4. Thats a great list of books, I hope you enjoy them all. Your hair looks really nice too, it’s amazing what a good hair cut can do 🙂


  5. That hair cut is cute! I was thinking about doing a similar cut in the spring. I don’t recognize any of those book titles so I will need to look some of those up to possible add to my collection/


  6. Reading interesting books will always keep you enriched and I love the way you listed some of them to have a good read. I think your plan to spend an eventful February is going to be successful and the last but not the least is I loved your hairstyle ..


  7. Your list of reads sounds so exciting! I have thorughly planned my bloggin out for February, and I’m keeping upt with my schedule pretty nicely, which I’m quite proud of 😉
    We have also booked our family vacation for Spring! (February doesn’t seem all that exciting unless you have something to long for 😉


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