I find long walks are often a great source of writing inspiration. As such, I have decided to share with you all some pictures from my recent visit to Bracklinn Falls (Callander, Scotland). I believe they might make good prompts for some creative writing.
*This book review is SPOILER FREE* If you have Amazon Prime and a Kindle I would seriously recommend making the most of Kindle First. This brilliant feature gives you the option to choose from one of six pre-release novels. Each book is from a different genre which means that there should be at least one… Continue reading Book Review: The Good Widow by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke [Kindle First]
Last month, I graduated from the University of Stirling with a first class BA (Hons) degree in English Studies. My time at university has truly been enlightening, challenging and fun. Living away from home has taught me a lot about responsibility and how to fend for myself. I have also made friends with some amazing… Continue reading Graduating from Uni and Future Plans // GABIABI
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
* 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 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)
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