Representation in Media

The topic of “representation” in media is incredibly apt at the moment. With Netflix producing 13 Reason’s Why,Β the President of the United States trying – multiple times – to take privileges away from transgender, female, and/or LGBTQ+ people, and the #BLACKLIVESMATTER campaign, there are so many levels of representation that need to be addressed. I…

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April Reading

Even though I am still in the midst of revision for exams, the fact that I have no classes has meant that I have been reading, reading, reading! I started off the month craving some fantasy, and finally decided to take on a tomb of Β book I have been wanting to re-read for ages. Even…

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April Watching

This month has been crazy as far as events of my life go. We moved in to our new flat at the of March, meaning that this entire month we have been trying to get it together and organised as best we can without furniture or storage. Also, I decided to up the amount of…

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SUNDAY COFFEE 01: currently reading + booktube + channel goals

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Journaling & Journal Tour

I have always wanted to be someone who journaled. The sentiment of it was fascinating to me, and the thought that there might something – my words – left after I’m not here anymore is quite a romantic idea. The problem was, no matter how hard I tried I felt like I couldn’t keep up.…

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FEMME FATALE: Diane Keaton

As an actress and style icon of the 1970’s, Diane Keaton is probably most popular for her role as Annie Hall. After training and working in theatre for many years, one of her earliest film jobs was in Woody Allen’s Play it Again, SamΒ (1972). Interestingly, Keaton didn’t have an easy go as an actor, getting…

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Chapter 1 // ESCAPISM

I’ve always had one true way of escapism. Something that has never failed to transform the world around me and allow a few short minutes – sometimes even hours – of blissful distraction. I read. Having spent so much of my childhood and teenage years in hospital, there was, realistically, very little I could do…

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