Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Book Tag

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Dear reader,

I have been meaning to do this tag this summer ever since my friend Lucie @ OfΒ Wishes and Pages did it but time went by and I had to wait. Well, now is the time!

I love the Mamma Mia movies with all my heart but since I saw the first one quite late I have to say that the second one has a bigger place in my heart. As it deals with grief and family it really helped me as I lost my grand-mother three months ago and it has been the hardest thing I have ever had to live. I cried every time I watched Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and have been obsessed with the young cast, and still am. It made sense that I would have to do the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Book Tag, originally created by Ashley @ Ashleyoutpaged.

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A very random thank you

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Dear reader,

I have been on this blog for a while now, years even, being active for a few months then disappearing before starting it all over again and again. I started it with another theme, talking about books in a different way, then I decided to change and to add colours, pictures, banners and more. I begun by only posting and doing nothing else, only seeing it as an extansion of my Instagram account before realising that the book blog community existed too and that I could connect with people here as well. I have been making plans for it, then stopped posting because life was too much sometimes and I had too little time.

Despite everything, despite all my changes of heart, despite all of my breaks and turns, I reached 300 followers a few weeks ago and for that I need to thank you.

I know that I am not the most amazing blogger – if I don’t have the time to write I don’t post and I don’t always take the time to comment under other blog posts or to read every thing that has been posted during the week. I want to be involved more but sometimes life is in my way and I can’t take a day off to blog and everything. But even though I am all that, even though I am not active enough and don’t always know what to do around here, you are always here commenting under my posts, liking them and following me. I even receive messages on Instagram about it. And trust me, it warms my heart.

So thank you. Thank you for all your kind words about my work, for all your comments, messages, likes and follows. Thank you for being so nice and caring. Thank you for recognising that I do work a lot on this blog, even though I’m not always here. Thank you for always having something nice to say and for being such an amazing community. Thank you for being more than 300 people who are willing to read what I have to say twice a week. Thank you for being here for me, always.

This is a very brief blog post, only meant as a big thank you. I hope that you all see how much this means to me. I’m not the type of person who cares about followers, but it still makes me happy to see that so many of you are taking some time of their day to read a piece of my life. This blog is like a journal of my journey here on Earth, and I’m more than happy to share it with every single one of you.

Love always,

Clara

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My favourite books set at university

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Dear reader,

If you don’t know by now I am obsessed with books that are set at university or at school in general. To be honest I have always been obsessed with school – I was the kind of kids who felt at home there, even though I got bullied afterwards for a part of my life. Still I always loved studying and even begged my parents to put me in a boarding school as I loved the idea to live in a community and to study at all time, but we didn’t have the money for it. Becoming a teacher is probably the best thing that could ever happen to me by now. (And if you want to know something funny my family and I moved into my mother’s school as her job comes with an appartment and I feel so good there, mostly because it is in a school and it calms me down.)

Anyway, it’s no surprise now that I do love books that are set at university or at school. They make me feel better, they calm me down and make me relax. There’s something about school that helps me breathe, maybe because of all the rules you have to obey and how everything makes sense. Well, reading about it makes me feel the same way and that’s why today I decided to present you four of my favourite books set at university.

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