Tag: 2017

2017 End-of-Year Survey!

Posted December 31, 2017 by Ely in Wrap-Up / 4 Comments
2017 End-of-Year Survey!

Hello, everyone! It is I, Ely, here to do the 2017 End-of-Year Survey! As usual, it’s a big ‘un so let’s just start. Number Of Books You Read: 140 Number of Re-Reads: 17 Genre You Read The MostFrom: Poetry. 1. Best Book You Read In 2017? Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. Okay, really I could […]

#BeatTheBacklist 2018 Sign-Up

Posted December 6, 2017 by Ely in TBR / 3 Comments
#BeatTheBacklist 2018 Sign-Up

I have some huge reading goals for 2018 when it comes to my TBR. If you’re interested in learning all about those, I made a video about it today that you can watch here. I wasn’t sure how I was going to get this done but then I saw a tweet about the #BeatTheBacklist challenge. […]

Q&A Call-Out: Diabetes Edition

Posted November 27, 2017 by Ely in Other / 3 Comments
Q&A Call-Out: Diabetes Edition

Hello, lovely people! Just a really quick post today. I’ve decided I’m going to a Q & A, focusing just on diabetes. So if you’d like to leave any questions you might have below (or tweet them to me @elysiumjayne) and I’ll answer them in a post. Please feel free to ask anything—the idea of […]

Things I Want To Work On In 2018

Posted November 26, 2017 by Ely in Other / 7 Comments
Things I Want To Work On In 2018

Hey, everyone! I know we’ve been super silent again, but I’m working on getting some content out for you lot for the rest of 2017. Today, I thought I’d talk about some things I want to work on in 2018. These are kind of like resolutions I guess, but also not…you’ll see what I mean! […]

Thesis Talk #4: Some Good News

Posted November 14, 2017 by Ely in Update / 1 Comment
Thesis Talk #4: Some Good News

Guys, I finally have some good news relating to my thesis! My first chapter is mostly done! I say ‘mostly’ because I’m waiting for clarification on something from my supervisor, but after that, it’s done! For now… Naturally, I still have lots of edits to do and that sort of thing, but the first draft […]

Goals For NaNoWriMo 2017 + Beyond

Posted October 29, 2017 by Ely in Writing / 7 Comments
Goals For NaNoWriMo 2017 + Beyond

Hey everyone! I know it’s been a few weeks again, but I know a lot of bloggers are also in huge slumps so I don’t feel completely alone in this. I just haven’t had anything worth blogging about lately! Today, however, I want to do a goals post. As most of you would be aware, […]

Thesis Talk #3: I Feel Good

Posted October 3, 2017 by Ely in Update / 3 Comments
Thesis Talk #3: I Feel Good

Well it’s been a little while since I did a thesis talk post. This is a super short update, but you’ll understand why as you read it. I’ve barely done anything since my last update. I lost all motivation for my thesis (and everything else) in the last week of May. At the time, I […]

The MOST Beautiful Cards—Paperless Post Review

Posted September 28, 2017 by Ely in Reviews / 2 Comments
The MOST Beautiful Cards—Paperless Post Review

Recently, I was given the chance by Paperless Post to test out their website and share my thoughts with you all so that’s what I’m here to do today. I know we don’t usually review other websites, but this is something I was genuinely interested in. All opinions here are my own. I’m a big […]

September Reading Update

Posted September 20, 2017 by Ely in Update / 4 Comments
September Reading Update

I want to apologise that we stopped posting this month. We’ve both been in massive slumps. I’m trying to push through that today and get something out. I thought an easy place to start would be with a reading update, so this is a few things I have read, am reading and will be reading […]

Zero TBR Update

Posted August 28, 2017 by Michelle in TBR / 1 Comment
Zero TBR Update

As some of you may be aware over the past year I have been trying to achieve a zero TBR and today I am going to yet again update you on my progress. For those of you unfamiliar to the term, Zero TBR simply means having zero unread books on your shelf. I am not […]