Monthly Archives: August 2016

My Five Fave Fictional Female Friendships

I’m a fan of lots of things (unbelievably unoriginal and absolutely awful alliteration, for example), but one of my favourite things in literature – and media in general – is a good depiction of female friendships. There’s been a lot … Continue reading

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We Need To Talk About Kevin

I’ve held off on doing a Ghostbusters blog, because I have a fairly unpopular opinion – I thought it was only kinda okay. I really wanted to love the reboot of Ghostbusters, especially because of the ridiculous and sexist backlash against *shock … Continue reading

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Pool of Blood

It’s been a little while since I had a bit of a snarky feminist rage on this blog. Apparently the universe thought I was overdue, because the other day, I saw this: THIS IS NOT OPEN FOR DISCUSSION ITV pic.twitter.com/tv0NG3WWVA — … Continue reading

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Writers’ Guides to Dating

As I was walking past a charity shop on my way to the gym the other day (*virtuous face* *probably smeared with chocolate*), I noticed this book in the window display: I remember hearing a little bit about this book … Continue reading

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Blackbird on the Wire

One of the great places about the place I live is that, while I’m technically in a city, I’m also right next to a kind of pocket countryside. My neighbourhood is full of animals, both domestic and wild. There are … Continue reading

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