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23.12.2020

| Eating | Exploring | Reading |

Welcome to my personal space!

We all know the famous meme with the astronaut saying ‘I need space’ and it has both literal and figurative meaning. It couldn’t be more accurate in my case. While I am crazy about space and cosmos, astronomy, stars and planets (a little bit about this passion of mine – in a separate post), I…

08.09.2021

| Reading |

Death’s Edge: book review (SmashBear Publishing Book Tour)

Author: John Ortega Genre: Urban fantasy Publisher: SmashBear Publishing Year: September 2021 Rating: Thank you so much, SmashBear Publishing for kindly providing me with the eBook copy of Death’s Edge and for inviting me to be part of the book tour for this great read! Wow, what a journey! This is an amazing book,…

06.07.2021

| Exploring |

Trip to Dublin – Part I

This is the first post in the ‘Exploring’ category of my blog, so I am a bit nervous to share a new topic with you. But I’m glad I chose my trip to Dublin to be the first one – it was a dream! So welcoming and lively, I never…

01.06.2021

| Reading |

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair: book review

Original title: La Vérité sur l’affaire Harry Quebert Author: Joël Dicker Genre: Crime, Thriller Publisher: Quercus Publishing Year: 2014 Rating: I read this book a few years ago when I was still living in Spain and read it in Spanish, hence the Spanish cover of the paperback. I wrote my…

18.05.2021

| Eating |

Beetroot Energy Balls

Makes: 12 balls Beetroot in a sweet snack? An unusual combination but it works! The earthy flavour of the beetroot combines perfectly with the natural sweetness of the dates and the hint of coconut gives these bites a subtle tropical tang. I had to experiment a few times to reach…

11.05.2021

| Eating | Exploring | Reading |

Why Owls, Bees and Reading?

In order to celebrate the first milestone of Owl.Bee.Reading – we reached 100 followers on Instagram! – I decided the time has come for some explanation. Sure, for many bookstagrammers having 100 people following them is not a lot but to me it means a lot. So, a massive THANK…

04.05.2021

| Reading |

The Innocents by C.A. Asbrey: book review

Author: C.A. Asbrey Genre: Historical Fiction; Mystery Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing Year: April 2018 Rating: A couple of years ago I received a copy of this book by the author via Booktasters in exchange for an honest review. Thank you, Booktasters and C.A. Asbrey, for the amazing read! The Innocents is…

27.03.2021

| Eating |

Banana-Coconut Pancakes with Tahini Drizzle

Servings: 1 Who doesn’t love pancakes? A classic recipe but there are so many varieties and everyone can pretty much adjust it to their liking. I used to have a recipe for fluffy pancakes which I followed for years but there was something wrong with it because the batter was…

14.03.2021

| Eating |

Apple-Cinnamon Porridge with Raisins and Seeds

Servings: 1 Porridge – the ultimate comfort breakfast food! I don’t think I will ever get bored of eating porridge, there are just so many variations to make it. You can experiment with pretty much everything: the type of your oats, what you put inside and the toppings, the best…

07.03.2021

| Reading |

Sunflowers in February: book review

Author: Phyllida Shrimpton Genre: YA Publisher: Hot Key Books Year: February 2018 Rating: I always say that each book is different for everyone, every reader experiences it in a unique way. However, with Sunflowers in February I couldn’t help but think, what would somebody not like about this book? I…

14.02.2021

| Reading |

Lovely Books About Love

Love is in the air. Along with all the craziness. I absolutely support people celebrating love – whether it’s Valentine’s day or Galentine’s Day, LGBTQ+ love or self-love or whatever name we give to the celebration of love – but when this time of the year comes people start to…

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