Nine Words that I Always Miss Spell

In June, I am set to graduate with a BA (Hons) degree in English Studies. As such, it would be fair to assume that I am amazing at spelling. In truth, I am terrible at spelling. Quite hideous actually. I blame myself mostly, but, to make myself feel better, I also blame computer spell checkers. Sometimes… Continue reading Nine Words that I Always Miss Spell

Book Review: The Girl in the Photograph by Kate Riordan

* THIS REVIEW DOES CONTAIN SPOILERS * Last year, I was in desperate need of a new book so I decided to pop into Waterstones (a groundbreaking solution, I know). Despite being a book lover I always find this process quite difficult. After about half an hour of getting distracted by stationary I refocussed myself and… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl in the Photograph by Kate Riordan

Theatre Review: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Old Vic, London via Odeon)

Theatre Review Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Written by Tom Stoppard • Directed by David Leveaux Old Vic, London (via Odeon, Braehead) 20/04/17   Fifty years after its premiere at the Old Vic in London, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead has returned to the same stage. This play first made a name for the playwright Tom Stoppard… Continue reading Theatre Review: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Old Vic, London via Odeon)

Book Review: ‘Beneath a Scarlet Sky’ by Mark Sullivan

When I was younger I was obsessed with WWII and reading. This combination meant that every single novel I read around that time had something to do with the Second World War. For reference, think Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian; Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden; and, The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne… Continue reading Book Review: ‘Beneath a Scarlet Sky’ by Mark Sullivan

The Adverb Conundrum

As it turns out, there are a whole bunch of writers on the internet getting their knickers in a twist about adverbs. It’s both amusing and informative (one of my favourite combos). I’m going to put my hands up and say that I am not very good with grammar. So naturally, I've written an entire… Continue reading The Adverb Conundrum

These Boots Are Made For Walking

Last year I decided that I wanted to pursue a more minimalistic lifestyle, especially in terms of my wardrobe. One of the areas I really honed in on was my shoe collection. Don't get me wrong, I didn't throw all my shoes away. Instead, I have decided that I want to make sure that every… Continue reading These Boots Are Made For Walking