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”
Crikey, six whole months gone, where is the year going?! It feels like so much has happened, but at the same time...not...Let's check out the progress! My New Year's Resolutions were: Lose weight – THIS COULD ACTUALLY HAPPEN. Well that's a relief - I started this post thinking "heck, will there even be any change...". I … Continue reading Half Year Update…
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!
I have this single spark of inspiration; this one strand of a story I want to tell. I just don't know how to turn it into something better than a spark. I want the whole fireworks display. I used to love to write. Growing up I'd sit and write stories on my own in my … Continue reading Spark
I feel like I did the day I saw the last film in the cinema...crying my eyes out because it was all over. NAH. Just kidding. But here we are! 30 days later - I hope you've all enjoyed my 30 Day Challenge - please feel free to give it a go and pass … Continue reading Harry Potter Challenge – LAST DAY – Favourite Quote
Come on now, who didn't read The Cursed Child, put it down, and go "WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON"?! To me, it was nothing but glorified fanfiction, created to put a bit more money in the pockets of the author (Queen JK). It followed none of the structure we've loved from the start, and … Continue reading Harry Potter Challenge – Day 29 – Opinion on The Cursed Child [SPOILERS]
I remember when Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages first came out - Darling JK released them for Comic Relief. They were two teeny pamphlet sized books, with witty annotations in the margins - don't get me wrong, they were fun, but when I heard the film was being done, … Continue reading Harry Potter Challenge – Day 28 – Opinion on Fantastic Beasts