Books · Events

Sketching the Skyline and the Whitechapel Gallery – Mindful Art Day

Hi lovelies, Last Saturday, I did something which I haven’t done for a while; I put myself out there to have some fun. (So what Jam?) I might hear you say. Well, as you can see I haven’t been actively blogging for a while and I truly think that I have been hiding from the… Continue reading Sketching the Skyline and the Whitechapel Gallery – Mindful Art Day


My first ‘Book Swap’ experience

Hello! Sometime in January, I was going through a slightly more daring phase (extremely short lived!) in which I challenged myself to get out and meet more people. My social circle has dramatically reduced over the years and though sometimes I wonder if perhaps I am isolating myself too much, I am learning to cherish my… Continue reading My first ‘Book Swap’ experience

Blogging · Fiction · What I'm currently reading

A Belated Happy New Year (and an update…)

Happy new year lovelies! I know you’ve probably all but given up on me of late, since I have not posted to my blog for a while and it seems like I’ve completely abandoned it. The truth is, I have been working hard on my Etsy shop , Mind the Jam and been working towards… Continue reading A Belated Happy New Year (and an update…)

Fiction · Kindle First · Reviews

‘Evelyn, After’ |October Kindle First| Review

For October’s Kindle First read, I chose Evelyn, After, a novel by Victoria Helen Stone. I felt like reading something completely different and I was absolutely hooked from the synopsis/blurb.     The Blurb: Evelyn Tester is sleepwalking through her suburban life—until a late-night phone call startles her awake. Her husband, a prestigious psychiatrist, has… Continue reading ‘Evelyn, After’ |October Kindle First| Review

Blogging · Books · Kindle First · Tea

Why ‘Crafting’ Really is Therapy

Where has the time gone this year? You’d probably noticed a slight disappearing act from this blog and probably thought that I’d gone for good. It had become an unbearably stressful time for me at work this year, which was then spilling over into my personal life. The work was absolutely enjoyable and challenging but the… Continue reading Why ‘Crafting’ Really is Therapy