Norwegian Wood and my broken self

I finished Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood a couple of days ago, after a 7 day slog. 7 days is pretty long going for me to read a book, so my initial assumption was I didn't enjoy it all that much. BUT. It's so flipping profound. For all it's misogyny and ambiguity its left me feeling … Continue reading Norwegian Wood and my broken self

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My Must See Musicians 2019

I've always had a list of bands and artists I simply must see live, and I can never tick off the entire list because I'm constantly adding more. This year I've a lot of musts... Better Oblivion Community Centre- I have tickets to see these, so it's a guaranteed tick. The brainchild of Conor Oberst … Continue reading My Must See Musicians 2019

Waiting for adulthood to start at 23

My appetite for reading is as insatiable as ever, and I've recently devoured a host of coming-of-age titles, from Barnes' The Sense of an Ending to McEwan's On Chesil Beach and a whole lot more. One overriding theme I've stumbled upon is this idea of young adults waiting for their life to start, and by … Continue reading Waiting for adulthood to start at 23

What I’ve Been Reading

Another What I've Been Reading, wooo! I've really enjoyed reading since finishing a degree in Literature- I've rekindled the kindle love (I actually read paperbacks but shh.) SO, without further ado.. Perfidious Albion- Sam Byers They say never judge a book by its cover but that's exactly what I did with this one. It's v … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading

Heartbreaks, Heroin and Heroines

No I haven't been indulging in heroin. I've been indulging in books. Namely Trainspotting, Citizen and This Modern Love. This is basically a 'What I've been reading' but with a clickbaity title, really sorry..! This Modern Love- Will Darbyshire I never thought I'd buy the book of a YouTuber, but low and behold, I did. … Continue reading Heartbreaks, Heroin and Heroines

In Which We Are The King (Poetry)

I have no idea when I last posted a bit of poetry! It’s definitely ages ago, too long ago! Anyway, I’m currently in bed unable to sleep, about to schedule this post for tomorrow because I’ve been having a long old play around with rhyme. Rhyme and half rhyme actually. And maybe a bit more. … Continue reading In Which We Are The King (Poetry)