I did a little poll on my Instagram to whether I should post my short stories on my blog, it had a super positive response so I've plucked up the courage to post my first finished short story. Any feedback, constructive feedback that is, is very welcome because I am a new writer and seriously … Continue reading My first short story, ‘A Season’s End.’
This is my first post of the year and it has been a while since I posted last so I thought I'd do a little write up of my coming semester and what texts I am actually looking forward to and I think would be valuable for anyone to give a read. I am … Continue reading A look inside this Semester at Uni.
Last week the housemates and I went to Tate Modern to see the Dora Maar photography and painting exhibition, this was mainly for one of my housemates who is doing a photography course but I found the pieces super interesting, so I thought I would write a little post on some of my favourite photos … Continue reading A trip to the exhibition for Dora Maar.
This is going to be a bit of a thought dump, I’ve just been thinking some things up and decided that I would try to make a coherent stream of consciousness (if there is such a thing) about my relationship with writing, or lack thereof... In recent years becoming more and more in love with … Continue reading My relationship with writing
Before reading this book I knew that it was often regarded as a modern classic or at least a must-read. But, for some reason, I had it in my mind that it was just another young adult novel so I wasn't really expecting anything as actually grand as it had been hyped up to be. … Continue reading My thoughts on The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
On a very hungover morning, I thought I would finally watch 'At Eternity's Gate' as laying in bed watching a screen is about all I could do... However, while I wallowed in shame I was unexpectedly VERY inspired by the film. It is about the last years of Vincent Van Gogh's life. Exploring his relationships, … Continue reading How “At Eternity’s Gate” Inspired Me To Delve Into More Art.
In my Book Wishlist blog post, I wrote about how The Testaments was being published soon and if you haven't read the post, basically I said that I wasn't very excited about it because it felt disingenuous. The Handmaid's Tale was published over 30 years ago and in the last couple of years, the dystopia … Continue reading My review of The Testaments by Margaret Atwood.
In the week before uni started, I went a little spend happy, I couldn’t stop buying books and ended up buying around 8 new books on top of the many others I haven’t even read yet, not mentioning the reading I am supposed to be doing for my course, oops. That is what it's like … Continue reading I need to stop buying books…
Hallo, its review time. This time for Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami, which gives a very surprising result I think, so stick around and give it a read. x As you know, Haruki Murakami is my favourite author and I have finally finished Killing Commendatore. I definitely enjoyed the book as the atmosphere and characters … Continue reading Killing Commendatore Haruki Murakami
If you've read one of my blog posts 'Little changes in my life that make a big difference.' then you will have noticed that I'm one of them ones who have to be mindful of what my day includes and where my moods drop and peak so that I can keep myself productive and not crawl … Continue reading How I am keeping a healthy body for a healthy mind.