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Thoughts, Stories and Randomness from the mind of a writer


March 2017

Film review: Beauty and the Beast

My first point, of course, is that the library is even better than I imagined it would be! In fact, everything was better than I expected it to be. Emma Watson was, as expected, wonderful as Belle, the rest of... Continue Reading →



So. It transpires that I have missed the one year anniversary of this blog. That's just so typical! I spent last month worrying that I would forget about it, then manage to do exactly that. So while I'm calling this... Continue Reading →

Writing inspiration: pick a word, any word

I've been spending a lot of time lately by procrastinating. EPQ? Who cares? Writing? What's that? I have spent hours pinning fantasy inspiration pictures and prompts on Pinterest (you can find here) and I haven't written a word. Writing prompts... Continue Reading →

This is just to inform the world that not only am I finally writing again, but I am writing a same-sex dark soul-mate story for the magazine. Not that I'm trying to push at the confines of Catholic education or... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about Caspian

ell more specifically about Caspian and Susan. At the end of Prince Caspian, the two of them share what we are going to politely refer to as a moment, which appears to call for hoards of angry internet people baying... Continue Reading →

  We don't dress up at school for this. Personally, I think that this is basically a tragedy, so I did fine liner tattoos on my arm from three of my favourite fantasy universes.

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