Everybody has books that they remember reading as a child, books that were special then and stay special now. Have you thought about which books they are for you? I was thinking about this recently and it got me all nostalgic, and left me desperate to get some copies of ones that made the list… Continue reading My most memorable childhood stories
Notice that I have titled this post as things. So, people don't factor into this one, I mean, it goes without saying that I can't live without my friends and family! Also, just before I get into it, I want to just say that this is a fun, little activity that I wanted to do.… Continue reading 10 things I can’t live without
I watched the film adaptation of The Woman in Black years ago. What compelled me to watch it was a mixture of loving horror films and complete intrigue as to how Daniel Radcliffe would tackle an adult role. Anyway, I watched the film and I didn't think about it again. It was one of those films that… Continue reading The book versus movie debate: The Woman in Black
Yep, I can finally feel confident enough to say that winter is behind us and spring has well and truly sprung! I love this season, do you? It wasn't a particularly cold winter but even so, there is something so magical about spring wouldn't you agree? All the trees and flowers begin to bloom again,… Continue reading Spring has sprung!
I have just finished reading and watching The Fault in Our Stars for the first time. Yes, I know, better late than never right?! Before I get into this post I have to say I loved both the book and film adaptation! It's pretty rare for me to find a piece that will have me… Continue reading The book versus movie debate: The Fault in Our Stars
If you aren't new around here then you will be familiar with my structuring of this series, and if you are new then I will link all my previous 'The book versus movie debate' posts at the end of this one so you can check out the others that I have written (if you would… Continue reading The book versus movie debate: The Silver Linings Playbook
Thank-you notes are cool right? Whether they are the old fashioned pen and paper type or the more up to date text or email; they’re nice to give and receive aren’t they? I always try to say thank-you because I’m a stickler for good manners, and I think I achieve it with people but what… Continue reading A little thank-you to a favourite thing
This is a bit of a random post but the idea came to me and even though it's a little different to my usual content I really wanted to write it. So, here it is. Also, as it's Valentines day tomorrow and we are having an 'at home date night' to mark it, I figured… Continue reading An at home date night
It's been a little while since I have done a 'book versus movie debate' post but as I have recently read The Stepford Wives I figured that rather than just share my thoughts on the book, I would do a book and film comparison instead. There are two film adaptations, one was released in 1975 and the… Continue reading The book versus movie debate: The Stepford Wives
So, before I say anything please let me wish you all a Merry Christmas Eve! I love Christmas Eve, all the anticipation reaches fever pitch and everybody is excited and happy. Part of me loves it more than Christmas Day itself. What are your thoughts? Anyway, as there is just enough time to squeeze in… Continue reading Christmas jumpers – hit or miss?