For International Women’s Day 2017 – The Women Who Inspire Me #IWD2017

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 … More For International Women’s Day 2017 – The Women Who Inspire Me #IWD2017

Heroine: Jess Day

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 … More Heroine: Jess Day

Heroine: Lissie

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 … More Heroine: Lissie

Star Wars feelings!

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, … More Star Wars feelings!