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Letter: “Say that one more time. I dare you.”

*I just want to put a warning up here because I'm furious about this, and I have directly quoted this guy a couple of times. It's deeply upsetting to me, and I don't know how other people are going to... Continue Reading →

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It’s that time of the year…

*do not read unless you want spoilers for His Dark Materials. I started rambling. I'm sorry* ...when I start getting really excited about the prospect of getting new books!!! And right now, Philip Pullman's "La Belle Savage" is right at... Continue Reading →

Don’t React

  Don't react. Don't react when he calls you a liar. Don't react when he insults your intelligence. Don't react when he kisses a worksheet before giving it to you. Don't react. And I wonder; why are we perpetuating this... 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 →

And how many films can you think of with giant walking trees?

Quoth I to my sister on Sunday afternoon. Tired, bored, and in need of a four-hour fangirl session, earlier in the day I had commandeered the middle room and curled up to watch The Two Towers Extended Edition. This, oddly... Continue Reading →

Writing Comprehension

I try not to sneer. I really do. And, most of the time, I succeed. I didn’t roll my eyes (much) in English, when I appeared to be one of two people who cottoned on straight away. I don’t make... Continue Reading →

It hurts

Maybe you didn't mean to hurt me. But when someone asks if anyone remembers me, and the first thing you say is that I was weird, I don't know how it can be meant in any other way. I know... Continue Reading →

Poldark Season Two: The End of All Things

I vaguely recall telling myself that after my last Poldark themed rant thing, I wouldn't do another. Yeah. That's totally going to happen, particularly following that season finale! Wow! As always, don't read if you don't want spoilers. I honestly... Continue Reading →

Consent

Every week I make time to watch Poldark on catch-up. Every week. And this season has been really hard to keep quiet about (my parents don't know about it). I'm hoping to avoid major spoilers by not naming names, but... Continue Reading →

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