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My Reads of 2016

Well, as the year comes to an end (and before I start to consider my New Years Resolutions) I thought I'd share with you the list of books I've read this year, all in the one place with their review where appropriate. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling The Freedom Writers'… Continue reading My Reads of 2016

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Edinburgh Napier

Some of you may be thinking "Wait a minute, doesn't Katie go to University of Glasgow?" and you would be correct! However, it's Rachel's last year in school and so she's currently deciding which university she wants to go to. This, of course, meant a road trip for me as this past weekend we took… Continue reading Edinburgh Napier

Films · life

My Must Sees

Since it's now officially my summer and I can stop revising for resits, I can lie in bed watching as many films as I want! Or at least as many as possible when I'm not doing family based things. So before I go any further, let's take a second to appreciate that my summer has… Continue reading My Must Sees

Book reviews · life

Which Main Characters Annoy You?

We all know them. They're the whiny, moaning lead characters in a book, film or tv show. No matter how hard you try to avoid them, you'll always manage to find one of those books and you'll resent yourself for it. Here's my list of books with annoying main characters! The Hunger Games Trilogy. Is… Continue reading Which Main Characters Annoy You?

life · Lifestyle

Well then

So this is a last minute post and I'm not sure how I feel about sharing it yet as I'm still forming my thoughts but then I remembered that that was one of the reasons I started blogging - to talk through my thoughts and ideas and possibly (hopefully) receive feedback from you lovely people.… Continue reading Well then

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Thank you

Today I wanted to write a different kind of post. One that thanks someone who has really supported me recently, especially with these resits and everything else that's been going through my mind. 1 Week Mary, I can't actually thank you enough. Thank you. Between your comments, advice and tweets, you've kept me going through… Continue reading Thank you

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10 Things I Wish I’d Known At The Start

Having had a few days of not a lot of blogging, I decided to make a list of the 10 things I wish I'd known at the start of blogging. Twitter is your friend. There are so many amazing bloggers out there who can support you in every little thing. Sometimes you find these amazing… Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I’d Known At The Start

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An open letter to my mum

I felt the need, especially after talking to Sarah of Writing & Rambling briefly during the #beechat today run by the brilliant Charlene McElhinney - you should really check out both of their blogs by the way, great reads.  My mum and I have one of those relationships where we live each other but there's so much I feel… Continue reading An open letter to my mum

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Sleepy Sunday

Well I'm not going to lie, I'm exhausted today! It's been a busy(ish) week. How are you? Been up to much this week? Sunday was a quiet day of revision and settling back into life at the flat. This did of course involve figuring out where a few things had "hidden themselves" and trying to discover… Continue reading Sleepy Sunday

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The Night Circus

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.  But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is… Continue reading The Night Circus