Sometimes, it can be very difficult to succeed in poetry, when everything is public and open to criticism. With its growing popularity, the industry is becoming more and more saturated with work. Instagram is full of it and so finding the right recipe of engagement, marketing and quality of work while staying true to your … Continue reading The Moon – K.Tolnoe | A Book Review
There are some blogs that I write that come like a swift thought. Others take months to fester inside me until I can find the words to give the subject justice. This one is one of those. It's about people-pleasing. It's about painful situations and more than anything, it's about staying true and hopeful in … Continue reading The Moment I Stopped Trying To Be Someone I Wasn’t.
I must admit, when I opened the book and noticed the lack of quotation marks when it came to the characters dialogue, it completely threw me. What threw me more, however, was how easily I could still distinguish paragraph from dialogue as if the quotation marks were there the whole time. There's not much to … Continue reading Conversations With Friends – Sally Rooney | A Book Review
After finishing Dream A Little Dream (2015), I noted that reading Giovanna Fletcher's writing was like having a chat with an old friend. This is still true and, perhaps, has evolved in the tone and narrative in Some Kind of Wonderful (2017). When we begin to read a book, we want to be able to … Continue reading Some Kind of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher| A Book Review
The Beginning of the Escape Since falling in love with Colin Firth's storyline in Love Actually, where he escapes to the French countryside to write, I have always wanted to do something similar. I can't remember now if I actually watched that film immediately after it was released, but for as long as I can … Continue reading A Writers Escape To The French Riviera – Part 1
"written from a more positive standpoint but still punches an incredibly fervent emotional punch"
So here's a subject that's come up in my life a lot and one I will always gladly have discussions with friends about. If you're like me, then the only relationship you've been in was a primary school romance that ended when I moved town. Like all 5 year old children end a relationship, it … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Letting People Tell You That You NEED A Partner
First of all my plan for content on this blog is to write twice a week; Tuesday and Thursday is what I'm thinking so far, and I WILL keep to it this time. Maybe you'll even get extra ones every now and again 😉 BUT NOW onto the subject. It's an odd one and it's … Continue reading Letting Go and Holding On – The Thin Line
When I first started this blog, 3 years ago now, when it lived on a different website I had a series. The series was a collection of blog posts that told you guys my current musical obsessions. Today, I'd like to bring it back again. Music has saved my life on multiple occasions and I … Continue reading Musical Obsessions #1 – Wiser EP – Madilyn Bailey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1YEYOTUxcg Every so often there comes along something so extraordinary that hits me on such a personal level that I can't stop obsessing over it. Currently that's Todrick Hall's musical Straight Outta Oz. First of all, I want to say I can't connect to everything mentioned in the 57 minute musical film. I'm straight and … Continue reading Straight Outta Oz – A Review