A (very) brief plot overview Joan is a 10 year old with an incredible memory and the desire to win a songwriting competition to win money to save her dad’s recording studio. Gavin is an actor mourning the sudden death of his partner Sydney. The two become unlikely friends, with Gavin helping Joan with her … Continue reading Book Review: The Reminders by Val Emmich
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a writer. I was the kid who was always reading, the one who would tell her teddies stories and the teenager one who wrote dark, moody poetry. As a child I’d spend my pocket money on new notebooks or the latest release from … Continue reading Happiness Is… achieving your goals
A (very) brief plot overview Sophia discovers her parents bodies at her childhood home in what the police describe as an attempted murder-suicide. However Sophia doesn’t believe that this explanation of events is true, especially after realising that her parents were broken into four times in six months. She does some digging, finds her mother’s … Continue reading Review: Everything Is Lies by Helen Callaghan
I met Raven when I was 18 through a friend who had invited me out with her group of friends. I remember feeling absolutely terrified to walk into a strangers house and meet an already established friendship group. Nobody wants to be the new girl, but there I was, the only one there in jeans, … Continue reading Conversations with… Raven Swaine
I am grateful that I am with my fiancé Jack every day. I wake up happy, I go to sleep happy and I feel blessed, truly blessed. After always being on the edges of each other’s lives for years and years, we finally met and the rest, as they say, is history. I don’t have … Continue reading Ghosting or Cowardice – Is There A Difference?
A (very brief) plot overview Essentially what it says on the tin - Lily Allen’s life so far in her own words. What’s good about it? For someone who grew up reading stories in trashy magazines about Lily Allen’s lifestyle and her celebrity feuds, it was nice to hear her side of the argument as … Continue reading Review: Lily Allen: My Thoughts Exactly
This week has felt like such a blur! It has been a really sociable week, meeting up with family and solidifying new friendships, but it has also the week that poor Jack had the worst snotty cold known to man. Kudos to him, though, because he powered through like a trooper. The week started on … Continue reading Down Under Diary 6: Celebration City
For anyone who knows me, they will know that I have a complicated relationship with where I am from. Truthfully, when I used to describe it I said that I hated it. Sometimes I would pretend I was from the next city, just to avoid people wrinkling their noses up at me. I’m from a … Continue reading Happiness Is… on your doorstep
I remember the day of graduation like it was yesterday. It was 2015, I’d worked really hard to achieve a First and I couldn’t wait to celebrate three years of hard work finally being over! I had bought a new dress, the sun was shining and I couldn’t wait to see everyone who had survived … Continue reading Conversations with… Elizabeth Cavanagh
Voice noun 1. The sound produced in a person's larynx and uttered through the mouth, as speech or song. 2. A particular opinion or attitude expressed. The term ‘online voice’ has become a bit of a buzz word recently. As a blogger, I read so many articles about ‘finding our voice’ and ‘using our voice effectively’, … Continue reading You’ve Found Your Voice – Should You Use It?