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Book Review: Red Clocks – Leni Zumas;
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Book Review: Red Clocks – Leni Zumas

In the not too distant future abortion is illegal. IVF has been banned and the clock is ticking for any women who wants to have a child past a certain age or a child on her own. This is America. In one city, four women deal with their own lives in relation to these changes. …

Book Review: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls – Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo;
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Book Review: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls – Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

It’s well known that there are a lot of kick ass ladies in history who aren’t taught about or who are looked over. It’s also well known that little girls need people to look up to. So, let me introduce you to a book that covers both of these things. A book that has been …

Young and Desperate?;

Young and Desperate?

I found this quote while searching through Pinterest (obviously one of my favourite websites) and it went well with a decision I made today. I wrote last week about grad job rejection  and how to handle it and for the past few days I’ve been frantically searching for jobs to apply for. I wasn’t getting stressed …

Crack – a poem;

Crack – a poem

Sometimes I write poetry, this image really made me think about the past year and where I’m at now. I started writing this after a really tough gym session,where I just felt my body let me down. Anyway, this is one of my few poems, enjoy. One second was all it took, Flying then falling …

I don’t know what I’m doing;

I don’t know what I’m doing

I took myself off the blog for the last few days for a combination of things, I’ve been busy, my backs been keeping up at night and I’ve been freaking out more than a little bit. So I spent my time with family, at work, sleeping and occasionally having an almost panic attack. I had …



I’ve been thinking lately about milestones. I don’t know what it was exactly but I’m guessing it’s a combination of turning 21 (which I don’t understand why it’s a big deal in the UK), seeing more and more of the people I went to school with having children and getting engaged and a lot of …

Sisters – The ride of my life.;

Sisters – The ride of my life.

I’m struggling tonight. I’m struggling to get what I want to say on to the page, or really to know what I want to say at all. My sister’s gone home and it’s the first time in three days I’ve had time to just sit with my own thoughts and man they’re loud. It’s weird …

Last Day of Placement/ Pre night out nerves;

Last Day of Placement/ Pre night out nerves

  A lesson plan I wrote up… I ended up not using it! I wrote earlier in the week about the fact that I’ve decided not to become a teacher any time soon. I finished my placement today and had a fairly easy day and I still feel the same. The 15 days that I’ve …

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