There is this tendency to categorise screentime as wasted time and to chastise ourselves for not having done something “productive” when we’ve been given the chance. I’ve started to realise that this is an unhealthy way of perceiving things and that, actually, if I want to binge watch a series in its entirety then I should be able to binge watch a series in its entirety – guilt free.
It was after a 24-hour journey from Beijing to London that the true nature of Instagram’s grasp was revealed to me. In fact, it left me sobbing in baggage claim with nothing but a travel pillow to console me.
I realized in that moment that the answer to the age-old question ‘Is it just me?’ is no. It’s no, even when you don’t believe it.
It is with little shame that I admit to reading chick-lit. When you are a woman whose greatest lovers were Ben and Jerry’s growing up, one becomes…… Read more “Review: The Break”
As I scrolled through my Facebook feed earlier this week, it came to my attention that it was “this time last year” that I made my trip…… Read more “To Brühl or not to Brühl”
The phrase ‘Once upon a time’ is one that is ingrained in my childhood as firmly as ‘You’re going to miss the cartoons!’ and ‘No throwing balls…… Read more “Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale”
The onslaught of exam stress (feat tears and spots) has meant that my first blog post is well overdue. As a matter of fact, you don't have… Read more "Review: Cat Cafe, Manchester NQ"