lifestyle, Uncategorized

A (Lack Of) Organisational Skills and an Old English Company Haul.

*Let's start this off with a disclaimer, which is also a totally unsubtle brag about my first ever blogger mail, that all products reviewed in this blog post were provided free of charge, courtesy of Old English Company. That said, all views, as ever, are my own, and I wouldn't have agreed to receive the… Continue reading A (Lack Of) Organisational Skills and an Old English Company Haul.

book reviews

My Favourite (non-trashy) True Crime/Horror Books

Today is Friday 13th, so I thought I'd do a little throw-back to Spooktober and do a spooky-themed post for today! During October last year, I attempted Blogtober (although ultimately failed) and I put most of my effort into my posts for the week leading up to Halloween, including buying a bumper pack of spooky… Continue reading My Favourite (non-trashy) True Crime/Horror Books

lifestyle, Uncategorized

FILM REVIEW: All About Eve

  (Or Forty-Six Thoughts I Had Whilst Watching My First Black and White Movie for Fun and Not My Education)   **Spoilers ahead** 1. I'm so cultured to be watching this. Go me. 2. So, it starts with this awards ceremony, where a young, blonde actress called Eve is accepting an award, but it lowkey… Continue reading FILM REVIEW: All About Eve

Original Writing, Uncategorized

#FlashFicFriday 06/04/18

At what point does history become history? The rise of the Blogging Elite was so subtle that absolutely nobody saw it coming, and now they’re all either dead or imprisoned and I’m being commissioned to write a book on the ‘history’ of Blogging, from the same publishing house that once handed out publishing deals to… Continue reading #FlashFicFriday 06/04/18

lifestyle

Thing What I Didn’t Know Yesterday: Why Do We Jerk Awake As We’re Falling Asleep?

Yesterday, I asked myself, why do I sometimes jolt awake violently, just before I drop off to sleep? As someone with fairly chronic insomnia, this phenomenon is a particular bug-bear for me. My mind also loves to pay a fun little trick where, in my dream, I'm on a tripwire or on top of a… Continue reading Thing What I Didn’t Know Yesterday: Why Do We Jerk Awake As We’re Falling Asleep?