You may have seen recent discourse surrounding Piers Morgan and the petition that was started calling for him to be fired from Good Morning Britain (and then a subsequent one that was started in response to the original petition calling for him to stay), or maybe you haven't. If so, oh boy (or, 'oh gender … Continue reading Piers Morgan: Should He Be Sacked for His Views on Gender?
Today is the publication day of 'Black Snow Falling', a historical-fantasy novel by L. J MacWhirter, and I was lucky enough to receive an advance reader copy by Scotland Street Press, in exchange for an honest review. I've always been honest on here about what kind of genres I generally enjoy more than others and … Continue reading ‘Black Snow Falling’ by L. J MacWhirter Review
Last Sunday was my 18th birthday. I never thought I'd even make it to 15 (and then again with 16 and 17) and so turning 18, being an actual 'adult' is a huge deal and something I'm both terrified and proud of. I thought I'd take the opportunity to reminisce on my 18 years of … Continue reading Eighteen Things I’ve Learnt in Eighteen Years.
As you may know June was Pride Month and so I thought I'd take the opportunity to read books with LGBTQ+ representation as well as reading along with Penguin's Pride Book Club that they're doing throughout June, July and August. The first book in the book club was 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' by Emily … Continue reading What I Read In June (LGBTQ+ Reads For Pride Month)
Homophobia doesn't always roar. Sometimes it's a whisper, only noticeable to the ears that are particularly attuned to it. Sometimes it's being handed a single stone, but people forget that if you give them too many stones then they will build a wall, a wall that's hard to knock down and a wall that should … Continue reading Homophobia Can Whisper As Well As Roar.
Welcome to this month's 'What I Read' post! In May I read 13 books, only four of which were Harry Potters... I decided for research purposes of my own book, that this month would have a young adult theme and I have to say, if this list of books were an album it would be … Continue reading What I Read in May (Part One)
I was recently asked whether I had any tips for going vegan via Instagram and it turned out I had so much to say on the matter that I thought I'd extend my response into this post! I was asked the question on my Sarahah page (in case you didn't know it's an anonymous website … Continue reading Tips For Going Vegan