And I'm back! Firstly I think I should start by explaining why I've been away so long. In short, these past few weeks have been slightly hectic with all the revision I've had to cram in for the annual exams, but now they're over (and thank goodness for that). Not sure if you've noticed, but … Continue reading // Putting Pen to Paper //
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Ah, Strasbourg; I visited it for the first time in my life about a month ago, and well and truly fell for the beauty of it. I can't say whether it was the bright timber houses or the overall fairytale-esque feel of the place, but I fell for it. The reason I went to Strasbourg … Continue reading Bonjour Strasbourg!
If you're anything like me, you find sitting at a desk in front of an avalanche of revision notes really daunting if the room is dead quiet. That's precisely why I am a firm believer of creating playlists brimming with songs to listen to through my earplugs whilst I'm revising. Below is a list of some of my … Continue reading Songs To Repel The Studying Blues
With so much happening in the world it is impossible to stay put and keep quiet about things. When Trump was running for presidency I could not resist expressing how I felt about it - even more so when he actually won the election. It was a moment many people had been dreading worldwide, and … Continue reading Freedom of Expression and Other Frowned Upon Things
Postcard (n.) - a card for sending a message by post without an envelope, typically having a photograph or other illustration on one side. The earliest picture postcard was posted in London to the writer Theodore Hook in 1840. The illustration on this card was hand-painted, and it bore a penny black stamp (the world's … Continue reading = Postcards =
Hello readers! Some of you were no doubt around in the time when black-and-white films were the only kind available (i.e. ones in colour didn't yet exist). We're now living in the age of special effects; films mostly being completely constructed out of computer-generated images. Most modern films are fantastic. Films like E.T. (released in 1982; … Continue reading The Glory of Old Films