Christmas, that wonderful and “magical” day of the year, is almost upon us. In just a few days’ time, those of us who celebrate will - if we’re lucky - be spending the day doing whatever it is we do to do just that. In the lead up to the day, I’ve found myself missing … Continue reading Where’d the Christmas magic go?
Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness Available on Goodreads My rating: 3.5/5 Beware: Contains spoilers for the All Souls trilogy Definitely one I’d recommend to fans of the All Souls trilogy, this book gives readers the opportunity to learn more about Marcus de Clermont, stepson and vampire-son to the trilogy’s own Diana Bishop and Matthew de … Continue reading Time’s Convert – Book review (spoiler-free review followed by spoiler discussion)
Halloween: the day for trick-or-treating, costume parties, watching horror movies, and other spooky celebrations. I’ve always enjoyed Halloween and some of its traditions, and though I’ve outgrown trick-or-treating and, as a graduated adult, possibly even costumed nights out, watching spooky movies is a tradition I can continue to enjoy. Along with the traditions I indulge, … Continue reading Let’s talk horror – A Halloween blog post
So, I turned 23 yesterday. Last year, on my birthday, I said 22 is less exciting than 21. 23 is even less so, if only because I’ll never again be able to sing Taylor Swift’s 22, whilst having it be accurate. I’ve decided to remedy the lack of significance associated with my new age by … Continue reading The Year of 23 and Me
Last Sunday, I attended my very first London Film and Comic Con (LFCC). It was my second ever comic con because last year I attended MCM London Comic Con. I attended this year’s con dressed as PT Barnum – as played by Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman. A very nicely done genderbend, if I … Continue reading My LFCC 2019!
So, I’ve finally completed the A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIAF) series. After about 2 years of owning and not opening the first book, and about one year of owning a beautifully illustrated copy gifted to me by some wonderful friends - you know who you are - I finally decided to buy … Continue reading And now my wait begins (or, on reading A Song of Ice and Fire)
If you’re reading this, I’ll assume that you’re a Game of Thrones fan, so please beware – spoilers ahead. Unless you’re caught up, or don’t mind having anything spoiled, I advise you don’t read on. You have been warned. I have to begin by saying that Game of Thrones is one of my favourite shows. … Continue reading Winter came and went: A Game of Thrones nostalgia post
This is going to be a short one. And that surprises me because when I first decided to write a post about my life after uni, I thought I’d have more to say. But I’ve struggled with finding the words and getting my thoughts down on paper. Which can’t be for lack of anything to … Continue reading On Life After Uni
Welcome to January! The month of beginnings, hope, and new year’s resolutions. Whether they’re trying to get fit, to learn a new skill, or to drop a nasty habit, this is the month when many people look at their lives and decide what changes they want to make moving forward. So, if there’s a perfect … Continue reading New Year, New Me?
Here we go.