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Remembering My Love for Reading Again... - FINDING KATE
At home, my Mum has what we call the library room. It is possibly one of my favourite places on earth. There are rows and rows of the books she’s read, and there’s so many she’s collected over the years that they line the shelves in her study now, too! Growing up, I soon discovered I shared her love of books. I read everything and anything, finding myself with a particular soft spot for the Jacqueline Wilson books and later on, eagerly waiting at the post box when the new Harry Potter books were due out for delivery… When my mental health issues struck, there was literally, seemingly, nothing I could do to escape my own head. I have a very vivid memory of being sat on the sofa, having arbitrarily re-picked up the Goblet of Fire which I probably hadn’t read for at least ten years. I finally was…