changing my favourite colour

Since I was probably 10 or 12 I have had the same favourite colour whenever someone asks, purple. When I was 15 this colour choice was translated into my bedroom, painting over the previous blue walls for various shades of purple (with black furniture and accents). I absolutely loved that room and spent so many…

finding out about myself – personality tests and me

I love personality tests. I love finding out more about myself and figuring out more about why I do the things that I do and how best to work with other people. Some people I know think that these types of tests and assessments are garbage and I know that they aren’t perfect, but as…

listening to other people: my current favourite podcasts (part 3)

It has been over a year now since I dove head first into the world of podcasts and I haven’t looked back since. There is something so comforting to me to listen to other people talking, whether it is about something serious or something the complete opposite and although I love reading, it is great…

my spring bucket list

Well it truly feels like spring is in the air. I have tulips on my kitchen table, plants (hopefully growing) in my small garden, and it is still light out when I both leave and come home from work. I want to take full advantage of the spring season and enjoy the nicer weather, and…

25 things that I accomplished in my 25th year

Today I have become a quarter of a century old and honestly, that is crazy. I feel like everyone has a image in their mind of what their life will look like when they are 25 and I don’t think it was similar to what it really is. For one I always thought I would…

what does a records coordinator do?

So many people ask what it is that I do all day and what exactly a records coordinator does and to be honest it is sometimes hard to define it quickly. In an essence I help organize all of the information that is created at Metro Vancouver; emails, reports, data, everything. I also help to…

my one year blogging anniversary

1 year ago I pressed publish on this blog. I didn’t tell anyone about it for a few weeks once I had a few other blog posts under my belt, but my intro post was published December 1, 2017.  When I first started this blog I wanted it to be something to let some of…

Welcome to Five Starred Life

Hello Everyone and welcome to Five Starred Life, my new blog to talk about life, books, librarianship, and anything else that sparks my interest. What is Five Starred Life? I read and rate a lot of books (as you will come to know) and the highest rating you can give is a five. I want…