I was at work today, which meant I was anxiously refreshing my twitter feed waiting for the announcement of who was going to play the thirteenth re-incarnation of my favourite TV character ever. I was expecting it to be a woman, how could it possibly not be? I was thrilled to see it was Jodie … Continue reading Welcome to Thirteen!
The Circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it wasn't. The Circus arrives, and with it and air of mystery and intrigue that cannot be shaken from the second it opens at nightfall, and opens again at dawn. Everything is in monochrome, the tents arranged in circles each containing … Continue reading Review: The Night Circus
I was gutted to miss the Women's March on London on the 21st January 2017. I wanted to be there, joining women and men alike as they declare that they would stand against Trump and his policies. I made my poster and declared my solidarity alongside them - but I still felt like I had … Continue reading The Return of Activism?
Once again, it is that time of the year, where university students across the country are trying desperately to make the most of their limited internet before they move house. Well, those university students who aren't lucky enough to be off on exciting adventures, or even just at home for the time being! I am … Continue reading Moving Schmoozing
As soppy and sentimental as that title sounds, it is true. I am approaching the end of my undergraduate degree at a, quite frankly, alarming pace! And suddenly, people are serious when they ask me what I want to do with my life, and it isn't some far off fantasy. It's now. My adult life … Continue reading The End Of A Chapter
When I was a child, and well into my teenage years, I was bullied. I was bullied a lot, because I was different. As a child, I preferred books to playing, adults to insults cast around a playground. I liked learning for learnings sake, and I could run faster than the most popular girl in … Continue reading On The Subject Of Individuality….
Ballroom dance seems to be one of those hobbies that people think are fading into the ether. Well, they aren't right, and they aren't wrong! Most people don't even seem to think ballroom exists outside of the cinematic universe, or maybe it belongs in the old houseparties of old, like in Austen. Or, something only … Continue reading We Love to Dance!