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Hay Festival 2018

I've just returned from yet another amazing time at Hay Festival.  This year I went for 4 and a half days and attended 5 talks about fiction, business and linguistics.  I've decided to write this blog post in a more journal style, detailing my day-to-day experience of the trip.  I hope it will be interesting… Continue reading Hay Festival 2018


New Years Resolutions

I never used to like resolutions.  I would sometimes set very rigid ones and subsequently fail them.  This year, in my bid to focus more of my time, money and energy on self-care, I have chosen to set resolutions that challenge me a little but will ultimately increase my self-care and happiness. In terms of… Continue reading New Years Resolutions


Thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale TV Series

Over the last two days, I have watched the television adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.  I read and studied the book at A Level and thoroughly enjoyed it.  I often find myself thinking about its events, themes and messages whenever something in the real world challenges my beliefs on society, gender and identity.… Continue reading Thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale TV Series


Journalism Reading Update 2

Nerdist: Neil Gaiman and Terry Prachett's Good Omens Gets a Miniseries From Amazon Refinery29: Why Tampon Sales In Britain Have Fallen Dramatically BBC News: CIA Releases 13m Pages of Classified Documents Online Radio Times: The Infinite Monkey Cage's Robin Ince: Why It's Good Professor Brian Cox Doesn't Know Everything The Independent: Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Amartya… Continue reading Journalism Reading Update 2