Thoughts on

Find my thoughts on films, books, tv-shows, make up, skincare and all things food and snack related.

Review: Riding Shotgun

8th July 2019

Crime Wave Press asked me to read and review Andy Rausch’s novella collection, Riding Shotgun and other American Cruelties. Rausch is an American author, film journalist, film producer, screenwriter and actor. Synopsis: ‘Riding Shotgun and other American Cruelties’ is a unique collection of quirky, Tarantinoesque crime novellas, representing three very different sub-genres. In the first […]

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Run Bacon Run

10th June 2019

If you know me you’ll know that I was not a born runner. In fact I have never been that much of a runner. I was the girl who got out of cross country at school as I’d prefer to make the teachers a coffee and hear about their drama, than run laps in the […]

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Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist

17th May 2019

At the end of last month I was honoured (and a tad giddy) to be invited to the Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist event at Fremantle HQ, to celebrate the six authors who had made it onto the shortlist with an evening of Bailey’s and discussions about the power of a woman’s voice. I was […]

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Two excellent Ted Talks

22nd March 2019

I recently realised that Ted Talks are available as podcasts on the iphone Podcast app. They range from under ten minutes to under an hour long so you can easily binge a few episodes. After listening to handle of talks over the past few days, these two stood out. The Power of Women’s Anger by […]

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Feminist bookshelf: We should all be Feminists

20th March 2019

I’ve wanted to do regular book reviews for a while now, as I love to read (surprise!) and I paid £27,000 for the privilege. I mean I also got a degree out of it and wrote a few thousand words too, but essentially I paid a hefty lil sum to work my way through someone […]

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The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F***

25th February 2019

Named after Marie Kondo’s ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying’, Sarah Knight has written another gem in the form of a witty and eloquent self-help book on how not to give a fuck about things that don’t bring you joy. Once you’ve cleared out your house, you should clear out your life. For Knight, she […]

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Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

15th October 2018

Thank you so much to Gabbie over at The Opinionated One for nominating me to participate in the Sunshine Blogger Award! This award is such a great way to get to know other bloggers, and the blogging community over on twitter is always soooo supportive. So, what is the Sunshine Blogger Award? This award is […]

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Killing Eve Review

1st October 2018

Holy moly. I’ve just finished the last episode of BBC’s Killing Eve and I LOVED it. Despite yanoo it being a tad disturbing. But. W-O-W. So many people had recommended the show to me and after I saw Phoebe Waller Bridge produced it I was already sold, as I thought Fleabag was genius. Just hilarious. […]

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