"Bates addresses so many "everyday" issues - from catcalling, to pornography, sexual assault, maternity (and paternity) issues, and gender equality. And, importantly, she includes men in this."
Tried to make it as unspoilery as possible, but naturally you can't talk about a plot without actually discussing a plot. As part of my New Year's Resolutions, I want to read 50 books this year, and The Martian is number 1/50. Admittedly, it's a weeny bit of a cheat, as I started reading it … Continue reading The Martian – Andy Weir – Book Review
I've been a fan of Sophie Kinsella since my German Exchange partner bought me Remember Me? As a going away gift. I was 14, and it was a brilliant reader. Straight after that I moved on to the Undomestic Goddess (the book that gave me unrealistic expectations of living in London and working in the … Continue reading My Not So Perfect Life – Sophie Kinsella – Book Review
Has anyone read Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella? Currently reading it at the moment, and it's one of the truest depictions of anxiety I've read in quite a while - not least down to the description of Audrey's "lizard brain": "So the one I could really do without is the lizard brain. Or the “amygdala,” as … Continue reading “Lizard Brain”
Nothing gets me as excited as a triple-points offer - much to the boyfriend's disappointment... My Boots Advantage card is my holy grail - perfect for when you need a treat but it's so close to payday and it's a choice between new mascara and eating for the next two days. So cheers Boots. Honestly, … Continue reading Boots Essentials Haul – Triple Points Weekend!
If you'd have told me at 16 that I'd care so much about make up, I'd have laughed in your face. Your beautifully made up face, as I decided that I'd never spend so long (and so much money) on getting the perfect finish. That doesn't mean to say I didn't want it. I dreamed … Continue reading Naked Ambition (What’s In My Make Up Bag)
Spoilers ahoy! I know, I know, I'm really late to the party on this one, bearing in mind Jessica Jones was released in 2015. Sorry folks. I had started watching it last January, and found it a bit too intense. But then, about ten days ago, for some unknown reason, I picked it back up. I was … Continue reading Marvel’s Jessica Jones – Review