To preface this, I normally try to avoid major spoilers whenever I write about/review anything on here, however this is an exception to the rule due to the fact that I had been waiting for this book for YEARS. So, yes spoilers are ahead, if you haven’t read Philip Pullman’s latest book The Book of… Continue reading Searching for Dust and Finding Even More. *SPOILER WARNING*
Myself and my good friend, Annie (also work colleague check out her Insta here) have itchy travel feet at the moment, something I've been feeling since returning from Budapest in November last year. So, to satiate the need a little we decided to take a day trip to somewhere in the UK and the North… Continue reading Discovering Durham: aka The Cutest Place in The North.
When I was around 5 years old, my mum showed me the 1978 film of Watership Down. During the years of my childhood following this first viewing I was obsessed with it. When I was a little older I read the book and it's message became all the more clear to me, one that it… Continue reading R.I.P Richard Adams, a small explanation for my latest poem.
I read this book as part of a module for the English Literature side of my course at university, called ‘Cultures of Childhood’, it was the last text on the module that we studied - it certainly left a lasting impression. I hadn’t even heard of Patrick Ness before being introduced to him by my… Continue reading Book Review – Patrick Ness’ More Than This.
I've started writing more poetry recently, I felt as though I hadn't for too long. Along with the first draft of the 3rd part to my 'Fall of Uriel' poem I have written a slightly creepy, Gothic poem that I am going to post on here shortly. Hopefully it'll be a nice change from just… Continue reading Hello poetry my old friend.
Okay, so I've had a night to think about it and I think I am ready to do a review of The Book Thief, the film. I read this book last year and completely fell in love with it. It was recommended to me by my dad to whom I am very grateful for bringing me into… Continue reading A Review: The Book Thief. (warning, spoilers ahead if you haven’t read the book)