One down…

So yesterday I actually finished a first draft of my novel. One small keystroke for me, one giant manuscript for my burgeoning career. I’ve organised my bookcase so I have all the books I haven’t read grouped together, and I think I will tackle ‘Floundering’ by Romy Ash next. I’m excited about this because a) Romy Ash is Australian, b) ‘Floundering is a debut novel and c) everyone is loving the crap out of it, so I’m guessing it’s going to be great. I also just recently finished ‘How I Live Now’ by Meg Rosoff which blew my mind to pieces and I am so ashamed I didn’t read it sooner. Now to read everything else she has written. Amazing book. In the meantime I have been watching ‘Game of Thrones’ and whittling my resumé and cover letter into streamlined and (hopefully) more efficient versions of their former selves. There is a truly amazing looking job I have my eye on, so fingers crossed for me please! Last weekend I went to see ‘The Way’, a film by Emilio Estevez with some friends from my church. The film was a great little outing, all about a walk across northern Spain called the Camino de Santiago. It has now been added to my list of stuff to do on my worldwide travels. I’m planning a trip to Japan in April with my Dad to see the cherry blossoms in Kyoto, and this is helping with my cabin fever and the itch to get back overseas. Until next time! xx

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