Shauna Bickley


A Reading Journal

Posted on Sunday 8th January 2023 by Shauna Bickley

Towards the end of December 2019, I read a thread of tweets from people about their reading for the year taken from their reading journals. I’ve always been an avid...

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Posted on Thursday 20th October 2022 by Shauna Bickley

When I was younger, summer was my favourite season. No doubt the long school holidays had as much to do with that as the weather. These days spring is my...

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A Journey Begins with a Single Step

Posted on Monday 8th August 2022 by Shauna Bickley

The saying goes that every journey begins with a single step, but what they don’t mention is that a trip away ends with a feeling of stress as you approach...

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Happy Reading

Posted on Friday 31st December 2021 by Shauna Bickley

It’s almost an embarrassment to add a last-day-of-the-year post when my previous post was in January. 2021 has been a weird year. I’m sure many of you are nodding in...

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Checking In On Our Dreams And Goals

Posted on Sunday 24th January 2021 by Shauna Bickley

…and here we are hurtling towards the end of January. For so far, 2021 is looking a lot like 2020 which started me thinking about how we measure time in...

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Planning Something To Look Forward To

Posted on Thursday 24th December 2020 by Shauna Bickley

The first Christmas my husband and I spent together was also my first Christmas away from my family. We were living in a different country with very different weather and...

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The Survivors

Posted on Monday 21st December 2020 by Shauna Bickley

I generally don’t post reviews on this blog, but I’ve just finished reading Jane Harper’s latest book The Survivors and as I added it to my reading journal I noticed...

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Reading Journal

Posted on Sunday 29th November 2020 by Shauna Bickley

Early in the year, I saw a blog post about keeping a reading journal. I’ve always been an avid reader but I’d never thought about a reading journal and decided...

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New Release: Writing the Stars in London

Posted on Monday 31st August 2020 by Shauna Bickley

I’m thrilled to announce my latest book, Writing the Stars in London, is now live and ready to read. To celebrate the release of the new book I decided to...

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This Time Last Year… Rhine

Posted on Saturday 29th August 2020 by Shauna Bickley

If you’ve read the previous post then you’ll know that our visit to Koblenz and the Rhine was part of our rail trip. While we had an amazing time on...

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