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Thoughts, Stories and Randomness from the mind of a writer


Fantastic Beasts

All I want for Christmas

Is neither my two front teeth or you. My Christmas wish list (or at least some of it!) complete with pretty pictures and a soundtrack!   As well as about twenty more books and other film merchandise. And all... Continue Reading →


Can’t speak

My little sister turned thirteen today. Aside from making me feel old and jealous (she got loads of Harry Potter stuff), she reminded me a lot of myself. Getting Facebook, that's what I did the evening of my thirteenth birthday.... Continue Reading →

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you, the wonderful, the charming, the quintessentially British, Newt Scamander! Newt is a hero unlike any I have come across before: he is beyond selfless, he spends maybe half of his conversations staring at... Continue Reading →

T-minus Six Days

I just realised that I don’t have any Harry Potter themed jewellery. Lord of the Rings? Sure. Harry Potter? Not so much. Not at all. Which is really quite upsetting. The only Harry Potter related memorabilia I own is in... Continue Reading →

So how sad would it be?

Today I made a commitment. Not just to myself, but to a hugely dedicated team of people who totally turn up to every meeting and aren't rushing to complete the school magazine in two weeks. Irony intended. Very heavy irony... Continue Reading →

Mortal Engines Film!!!!!

Peter Jackson is going to be producing and writing the script for a film adaptation of Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve (aka one of my favourite books of all time!)! It's going to have tonnes of Lord of the Rings... Continue Reading →

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