Non fiction: Travolta Fever

A brief look at the early career of John Travolta and how my seven year Love affair began. Word count: 1519 By Rachel Jeffery Before we delve into Travolta’s early career I would like to offer a little context as to why this is my chosen subject. I was thirteen when I discovered Travolta in … Continue reading Non fiction: Travolta Fever

December self care reminders/Ideas for optimal festive fun

Whilst this is known to be the most magical time of the year it is also stressful. So here's some self care reminders. Work out your total budgets for presents/decorations after you've paid all your monthly bills. Perhaps you could agree that you concentrate on gifts for the children rather than the adults in your … Continue reading December self care reminders/Ideas for optimal festive fun

Reasons why One Day at a time should not have been cancelled

Even the older generation can change their opinion of something if they really want to and adapt to the times Shows that not all families are nuclear It normalised anxiety, depression & PTSD Has strong female lead Reflects the LGBTQ equality act and discriminations they still face. It highlighted that Sobriety isn't always easy That … Continue reading Reasons why One Day at a time should not have been cancelled

Mental Health: Ways to Get that Hygge feeling before bed

Hygee is the Norwegian word for when you feel cosy and content Here's something's you can do to envoke that feeling: Take a bubble bath and use that bath bomb you've been saving then take time to moisturise Dry and style your hair for the next day Charge any devices/put out your clothes/get your handbag … Continue reading Mental Health: Ways to Get that Hygge feeling before bed

Book review: Christmas shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Rating: 5/5 Genre: chick lit/festive fiction Plot: Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It's always the same – Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next-door neighbours coming round for sherry in their terrible festive jumpers. And now it's even easier with online bargain-shopping sites – if … Continue reading Book review: Christmas shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Quotations that will make you want to pick up a book and put the Kettle on

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket "So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its … Continue reading Quotations that will make you want to pick up a book and put the Kettle on