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NodeGirls: Coding Workshop for Women

Today I wanted to do a post about an amazing event I attended last weekend, but which isn’t books related. It is, in some way, related to blogging though! NodeGirls is a free workshop that teaches code to women and non-binary and trans people. They run in London and Oxford in the UK, along with Stockholm, Madrid, and Tel Aviv. I was fortunate enough to attend their London workshop this past weekend and had the best time!

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Happy World Bee Day! Books, Buys, and Bee-Saving Tips

Today, May 20th, is World Bee Day! In 2017 the United Nations declared May 20th to be World Bee Day after several proposals from Slovenia. This day was chosen due to it being the birth date of the beekeeping pioneer Anton Janša. You can find out more about the origins of World Bee Day on the project’s website. In an effort to help just a little this World Bee Day, I want to share with you some bee-related books and products, and give you some easy tips for helping the population of our pollinators!

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Small Screen Saturday #3

Small Screen Saturday is a twice-monthly post where I DON’T talk about books! Instead, I’ll share with you some of the television series (and films too, occasionally) that I’ve been enjoying recently. They will always be things I’ve watched on TV or via streaming sites, hence the ‘Small Screen’ part of the title, and I’ll let you know where I’ve been watching it too!

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World Poetry Day

I used to think that your favourite poem should be the one that never fails to make you happy. That was until I came across this poem by Ross Gay. Then I realised that your favourite poem should be the one that never fails to move you.

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My Bookshelves

I’ve been moved into my new place for a month now so I figured it was about time I shared photos of my books! Plus, my brother bought me this gorgeous trailing ivy as a housewarming present today and it’s too pretty not to photograph. There’s somewhat of a system here. Top shelf just has …

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