Christmas is fast approaching and the latest shiny hardback releases are on all of our wish lists. But I want you to pause for a moment before you automatically login to your Amazon account. There are lots of other ways to buy books that support creators and independent retailers. They also give you the opportunity
At the beginning of 2020 I decided that I wanted to keep track of all the films and series I watched throughout the year, I am now currently totalling 210 films and 33 series. It sounds CRAZY! But lets be honest, when we were in total lockdown a few months ago, there was little to
Anyone who knows me well, knows how fascinated I am with the royal family and in particular, my love for The Queen. Every televised royal event, from weddings to public services and royal reporting on TV, I’ll certainly be watching! One royal that I never really knew much about was Diana, Princess of Wales. I
Deaf U, 2020 Co-produced by deaf activist, model, and actor Nyle DiMarco, Deaf U is a fantastic series following students attending Gallaudet University in Washington DC. Gallaudet is a private university established ‘for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing’. The show primarily follows 7 students who share their stories of childhood, school, societal pressures, family
Shopping local is one of the most important things you can do this year. While most of us have been shopping local and staying home for some time, for some, this year may have been the first time consumers had shopped in their local village. Supporting your local community will make a huge difference to
Christmas means different things to different people. For me, it’s all about creating memories, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying great food and memorable experiences together. But one thing that bothers me is that Christmas has become so commercialised. It’s not about lavish gifts, luxury and excess for me, and over the past
After a construction accident in which he loses his right arm and his divorce, Edgar Freemantle moves from Minnesota to Florida to begin what his psychiatrist described as a “geographic cure.” He rediscovers his love of painting and finds that he is good at it, but his paintings seem to have something “more” to them.
I have always loved books. I have always been reading books. I have always been buying books. I have always loved the smell of books. I have always loved art books, history books, fictions, autobiographies, coffee table books. I love books. I have always loved the smell of old books. I have always loved the
Halloween can only mean one thing, Fright Night Film Fest!! I love getting in some popcorn, sweets, turning off the lights and having a scary film marathon (not on my own mind). Check out my other film night essential! Horror is my favourite genre, I love psychological and supernatural type films. I don’t mind a
Hello, I am back with another book review! Today I’m going to talk about John Marciari’s Art of Renaissance Rome: Artists and Patrons in the Eternal City book. Marciari tells us the story of the artists, monuments, and patrons of Renaissance Rome in this book. I also learned new things, new words from this book.