J. K Rowling’s series of Harry Potter books are arguably the most popular books of the twenty first century so far, both for adults and children. Originally published in the children’s section with brightly coloured illustrations of the fantastic, the covers soon got a paired-back refresh to sit a bit closer to the adult shelves.Continue reading “Reading Harry Potter for the First Time at 20…”
Scrolling through Twitter earlier this month I saw this tweet from Stig Abell which Comedian Ricky Gervais replied to, and after having seen the video of the ‘nazi’ comments being shouted at to one of our MP’s, It really got me thinking about freedom of speech. Gervais, in this scenario, seems to be an advocateContinue reading “Do we & Should we have Freedom Of Speech?”
To make or not to make resolutions, that is the question! I believe that it is good to set goals and why not make new ones each year? You can set out your calendar for the new year and plan how you are going to achieve the goals you want to accomplish and how youContinue reading “A Chat about Resolutions…”
With Christmas just around the corner you’re probably thinking about what to get for the special people in your life. It can be difficult buying presents for people for any occasion particularly if you are under a tight budget. Here are a couple of my favourite unique finds… For the Tavel lover – Scratch Map TheyContinue reading “10 Gift Ideas For Any Occasion”
How we can do our bit to help the environment.
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One of my resolutions was to read more. I have always loved reading but over the last couple of years schoolwork seems to have taken over and my passion for reading diminished a little. I am currently reading Origin by Dan Brown, an author whose books I have come to love, I’m about half wayContinue reading “Book club: On My 2018 To Read List”