Hey everyone, It's 2018! If I haven't said so already - Happy New Year! My favourite things to do (generally speaking) are; shop, eat, read, sleep and listen to music. I don't tend to bother with New Years Resolutions, I prefer to set myself targets throughout the year, even if it's the small stuff - … Continue reading 5 Things Every Student Needs To Do in 2018
Hey everyone, As most of you know, I love to shop. So when one of my favourite brands (Asos), ran a competition giving uni students the chance to design their own tee and have it sent to them for free - as well as submit it into a comp to potentially win money and have … Continue reading Asos – Winning the Award for Worst Customer Service
Hello everyone, It's now 2018, and my New Years resolution is to post more consistently on here! 2017 was a year full of change for me, most notably moving away to Southampton. Here's to a great 2018! Unfortunately I didn't reach my Goodreads Reading goal of 200 books, I made it through almost 90/100 I … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Hey everyone, Recently Limecrime - an American make-up brand - released rainbow hair dyes specially formulated for brunettes. So far there are only a few colours to choose from. The bottles are $17 each (though in the UK you might be able to find them on ASOS or beauty bay etc. for cheaper) but the … Continue reading Limecrime: Dark Unicorns – Hair Dye for Brunettes
Hey everyone, I read a couple of articles this morning addressing some 'professionals' who have advised head teachers that they should not be addressing pupils as 'boys' and 'girls' because it causes stress. It was also said that terms such as 'girls' and 'ladies' would never be used by one of the professionals as it … Continue reading Gender stereotypes in schools
Deep breaths everyone. It's happened again. Keep calm. Repeat after me, I will not freak out. *Gives up and hopelessly shrieks* Today, Sarah J Maas, author of A Court of Thorns and Roses and the Celaena Sardothien series that has been optioned by Hulu, has revealed the title of the next ACOTAR book. She says … Continue reading PSA: A Court of Frost and Starlight
ATTENTION CASSIE CLARE FANS: Queen of Air and Darkness has just had its cover and release date revealed! I was disappointed because it says 12/4/18 - silly me thought this was April. Alas, American date system, it's actually December. *cries* The cover is absolutely gorgeous and I am so freaking excited to read what happens … Continue reading PSA: Cassie Clare Fans
Hey everyone, It's that time of year again where the temperature has dropped and it's absolutely bitter outside. So, like many people, I stopped off at Costa for a hot drink before heading back out into the cold. Being both dairy and gluten-free (not by choice) can make going out for food or drinks difficult. … Continue reading Christmas, Coffee and Free From Treats!
Hey guys, I started reading Renegades today, I got it as a pre-release book via Netgalley. I haven’t read Marissa Meyer before but I have heard good things about her work. This book has a kind of alternate universe, dystopian theme. Or I suppose, a superhero theme. It tells the story of Nightmare a.k.a Nova, … Continue reading Renegades – Marissa Meyer
Hey everyone, I started reading The Lovely Bones for class and thought I’d share my reaction with you. Trigger warning: this book contains themes some may find disturbing and/or triggering. I had previously watched the movie in Iceland and found it to be harrowing. Beautifully done, and impeccably casted, but a really disturbing watch - … Continue reading The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold