Winter in England | Holly Goes Abroad

Whenever I tell people that I'm studying abroad in England, the first thing they often lament is the awful weather. It's so rainy! Pack your rain boots! You'll freeze! The sun will never come out! Here I was thinking that the streets of Oxford would constantly be flooding and my sneakers would be soaking wet every morning …

Top Ten Tuesday: Winter 2017 TBR

Happy Tuesday!! I think it's now safe to say that winter is pretty much here, meaning that it's time to start thinking about winter TBR lists. I'm awful at sticking to TBRs-- especially since I have so much to read for course work already-- but I would really love to read at least a few of the …

Why Commenting is Important | Winter 2017 Comment Challenge

I'm excited to announce that I'll be participating in the Winter 2017 Comment Challenge hosted by FLYLēF and A Kernel of Nonsense. I've participating in a few of their comment challenges in the past and I love how it fosters a strong sense of community between bloggers. I don't know who my partner will be yet, but I can't …

top ten tuesday: favorite things about winter

Hello lovely bookish people! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, the weekly meme hosted by the wonderful blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week is a freebie week, so we get to create our own themes. I've decided to go with a topic that's sort of random: Top Ten Favorite Things About Winter.  I …