fashion · Writing

Fashion: Sweater Weather inspiration and things to do to while away the autumn days

N Here's a bit of sweater weather inspiration. I hope you like it! If you want to know where to purchase any of these outfits go to http://www.ShopLook.com/authorrachelm Enjoy the autumnal delights before Jack Frost makes an appearance. I know we're limited in places we can go why not try some of these? Make a… Continue reading Fashion: Sweater Weather inspiration and things to do to while away the autumn days

Disablility · Writing

Me and my disability: Power cut in Pyle

On Monday night just as the final player on The Chase was doing the cash builder round, our whole street had a power cut. This meant my stairlift and hoists weren’t working as well as the heating and the cooker so the carers couldn’t put me to bed and we couldn’t cook any food. The… Continue reading Me and my disability: Power cut in Pyle

Entertainment · why I love · Writing

Check out my new ‘Why I love’ segment

If you go to my entertainment section on my blogs main menu you’ll see a section called ‘why I love‘ where I give you an in-depth look each Sunday at the things I love and the people (Celebrities and authors in particular) and most important of all why, where I can share my appreciation of… Continue reading Check out my new ‘Why I love’ segment

Entertainment · why I love

Why I love: Reasons why I love John Travolta

I hope you enjoy my new series ‘Why I love (Insert Celebrity name here)’ Also whilst I’ve got your attention follow both my Instagram accounts: HopelesslydevotedfangirlAuthorrachelm So this is a bit of fun as I often get asked why am I 22 and adoring John Travolta? Well here’s some of the reasons why and John… Continue reading Why I love: Reasons why I love John Travolta

Reading · Writing

Book review: Girls of Riyad by Rajaa Alsanea

Genre; Fiction/Feminism Rating: 5/5 Plot: Saudi Arabia - where marriages are arranged and there are no cinemas or parties to go to, where social life consists of trying to keep girls and boys apart rather than put them together. But as Rajaa Alsanea reveals in this absorbing novel, that's not the whole story: determination, mobile… Continue reading Book review: Girls of Riyad by Rajaa Alsanea

Reading · Writing

Book review: Such a fun age by Kiley Reid

Genre: political fiction Plot: When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right. But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to… Continue reading Book review: Such a fun age by Kiley Reid