I’m not a very political person and I must admit I do not really do much to mark International Women’s Day – which I know is bad! But I like to spend the day thinking about the women who really inspire me, and I did that today. Cheryl Strayed Like everyone else I read Wild… Continue reading For International Women’s Day 2017 – The Women Who Inspire Me #IWD2017
As a person who is cool enough to read this blog (!), I’m going to assume that you’re familiar with the show New Girl – if not, sort that out. It is one of my all time favourite shows, and up there with the best sitcoms ever (The US Office, Spaced, Frasier, Seinfeld, to name… Continue reading Heroine: Jess Day
It’s been a while since my last Interesting Things post, not sure why – life gets in the way! – but here are the things that I find interesting at the moment: Stuff Mom Never Told You This podcast comes from HowStuffWorks.com (the same people behind Stuff You Should Know and Stuff You Missed in… Continue reading Interesting Things #2
I’ve always liked Star Trek. My older sister and I always used to watch when it was on BBC 2 in the evenings, and I’ve always been fond of it. Deanna’s relationship drama with Worf and Riker in The Next Generation was always entertaining, and it was my introduction to the amazing-ness that is Patrick… Continue reading I’ve Just Realised How Much I Love Star Trek
I don’t claim to be any kind of political expert, and there’s probably a lot I could learn and understand better; but I do find the whole thing fascinating, and have been glued to BBC news ever since the results of the EU referendum were announced. Yesterday’s drama only intensified my interest in our political… Continue reading Thoughts on Theresa May and all this drama
I first came across Lissie on Later with Jools Holland, and was just mesmerised watching (and hearing!) her sing ‘Oh, Mississippi’ from her album Catching a Tiger. Her voice was just beautiful, and I was blown away. I also loved the folky, Southern feel, the way that this young woman seemed like she’d lived a… Continue reading Heroine: Lissie
spoilers ahead…. I was born eleven years after the world was graced with the release of A New Hope, and frankly I don’t remember seeing any of the Star Wars movies for the first time – they were always just there. I come from quite a goofy, geeky family with, y’know, feelings and good taste,… Continue reading Star Wars feelings!