I'm sure you are familiar with this artwork right? To call it famous is an understatement. But, just in case, it's The Scream by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. Perhaps you like it, perhaps you don't. Maybe it means nothing to you. For me personally, I love it. I remember first seeing this image when I… Continue reading The Scream by Edvard Munch. What does it really depict?
I consider myself to be an independent person, I always have. I hate feeling vulnerable or like I am relying on somebody else for anything. My only interpretation of this is that I hate feeling like I am putting somebody out, even if I know that I am not and they are happy to help.… Continue reading What does it mean to be independent?
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
I have a full time job. It's a shift work job that can cover anything over a 24 hour period, 7 days a week. Some shifts are easy, some are difficult. There are weeks where I feel exhausted because I'm running super low on sleep and weeks where I feel full of energy because my… Continue reading How to strike a balance when you blog and work
Did you read my January in a nutshell post? It's a new thing I'm trying out this year where I post my highs and lows, standout moments and just a general recap of the month. So, as it's now March I thought it was about time I posted my February roundup so here it is!… Continue reading My February in a nutshell
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
So, I have written multiple posts where I have shared my love for Roald Dahl (I shall pop links to those at the bottom of this post if you would like to read them) and I have said about how obsessed I am with Matilda especially. I haven't ever gone into extensive detail on this… Continue reading A book review: Matilda
In the interest of making my blog a little more personal and wanting you to get to know me a little more I thought it would be a good idea to write some silly 'get to know me' facts. I love reading posts like this so I hope that you enjoy mine! 1 I was… Continue reading Some silly ‘get to know me’ facts
Seeing as it is already halfway through February, I thought I had better get a move on and post my January roundup. This is something I want to try and do every month on here, a little 'in a nutshell' post about the previous month. This will include highs and lows and stand out moments… Continue reading My January in a nutshell
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