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My Favourite Places: Thirsty Meeples

Living in Oxford is a pain in some respects (incredibly high rents for not-exactly-stellar-and-let’s-be-honest-literally-mouldy rooms being one of the major bugbears I have with this city), but there are still many things I love about the place. One of these … Continue reading

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Fiction’s Greatest Grumpy Women

I love grumpy women. Grumpy is so often used as a negative term, but to me, being a grumpy woman is in large part about seeing the problems in a society that’s full of them – being mad as hell, … Continue reading

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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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Robots vs. Mermaids: A Phoenix books review

I’ve been slacking off a bit (okay, a lot) on my reviews lately – but I’ve decided that’s a good thing, because it means I get to review the two latest books sent to me by The Phoenix as a spectacular double bill! … Continue reading

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Evil Emperor Penguin: A review

I’m so behind with my reading. The latest Phoenix Presents book I received was sent to me last year, and I’ve only just managed to pick it up. But I’m so glad I finally did, because it deals with one of … Continue reading

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Feather and Ink: A review of Under My Skin

Note: This blog post contains about a billion spoilers for Under My Skin I’ve been slacking a bit on keeping up with my YA reading lately (no real regrets, I’ve been chomping my way through Agatha Christie instead. Not literally. That would … Continue reading

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By the Book: Watching Once Upon A Time

(Contains spoilers for Once Upon A Time) In my latest round of “binge-watching things everyone else saw a million years ago”, I’ve been working my way through the Disney-themed soap opera Once Upon A Time. I had no real expectations about Once Upon … Continue reading

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