Isle of Dogs

HOORAY for a new Wes movie! Let me start by saying that I was worried that this film would be¬†artistically¬†good, the kind of film that people rave about and speak in confusing sentences about, but that it wouldn’t be fun to watch. I was wrong. This film was beautiful, weird, and intrinsically entertaining. Plus, dogs.…

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Quick & Easy Food

Monday Stir fry is easy enough already, but to make it even easier, just pick up a ready-chopped mix of vegetables. Toss the veg into a large pan with some oil (a dash of sesame/garlic oil if you have it) and add a little soy sauce. Cook the noodles in boiling water and drain when…

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Charmed Life – Diana Wynne Jones

I told you I’d be back ASAP! This next book was suggested to me by my older sister, it’s her favourite book of all time and I see why! If the author’s name seems familiar to you, it’s perhaps because she wrote Howl’s Moving Castle, which later became one of my favourite Studio Ghibli films.…

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I Shall Wear Midnight – Terry Pratchett

Oops, someone has massively procrastinated and is behind on her reading. But, I’m on Easter break now so I’m gonna catch up! Week seven was ‘I Shall Wear Midnight’, the penultimate Tiffany Aching novel. I’m very terrified of starting ‘The Shepherd’s Crown’ because I know that was the last novel Terry Pratchett wrote, and he…

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Pride

Ahhh, again this is one of those ‘no edits allowed’ pieces. It causes such pain for me as a writer (and a perfectionist) but screw it! I wrote without rereading and this is my blog sooo, where better to dump it onto the internet? Enjoy.   Pride   I remember being told that pride Was…

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Darkest Hour

In all honesty, I wasn’t sure if I was going to like Darkest Hour. I have a strange obsession with the Second World War, and had a free ticket to use – so I thought I’d give it a go. I’m certainly no nationalist, but this film did inspire something within me which I would…

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