I had some great feedback from people on my previous post, so was excited to write about the rest of my experiences at the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018. Attending was fantastic, especially as I got to meet some of my heroes. A running theme throughout […]
If someone had told 15 year old me that one day she’d be attending an acclaimed literature festival with tickets that said “media and press” on them, I wouldn’t have believed them. Attending the Cheltenham Literature Festival this year was fantastic, especially as I got […]
I love Autumn just as much – if not more – than the next young, white, Instagram-dwelling female. Call me “basic”. I’m fair-haired, have very pale skin and too much sunlight gives me hives. No kidding, I literally get sun hives (read Polymorphic Light Eruption). […]
You can find the first instalment of these posts here. Today, we have book recommendations from pre-teen/teenage Becca. As you would expect, things gets a little more angsty and relationship-focused. These are books I read between the ages of 11-18 that, in addition to being […]
I, arguably, spent the majority of my childhood and teenage years liking books more than people. It wasn’t that I actively disliked people, I just found them a little harder to understand sometimes. I grew up in a house with a drama and English graduate […]
Credit to VicMRose Warning: contains descriptions of luxurious spa treatments and delicious food. May cause envy and an intense desire to book a spa day. In April, I visited the Bristol Harbour Hotel to celebrate the birthday of their gorgeous Gold Bar. I’d never been […]
As I’m sure you’ve noticed, plants and social media are having a bit of a moment. Instagram is full of quirky succulents, overgrown cheese plants and hanging ivy arranged just-so. The hashtag #UrbanJungle is being used in abundance and I for one am loving it. “Plants Make […]
lan Menken, Ron Clements, John Musker and Howard Ashman have a lot to answer for: they made a significant amount children want to be mermaids. Yes, I’m talking Disney’s The Little Mermaid.