I have rather lofty ambitions for the upgrades I want to make to my current vinyl set-up, but it doesn’t stop me listening to a lot of music on my current turntable. This record player is still special to me. It marks one of my first purchases from my first full-time job post university. I…… Continue reading On the turntable this month
Coco is one of my favourites of the year so far and has jumped into the number one spot as my favourite Pixar film. I’ve always been fascinated by Dia de los muertos, not least for the skull imagery and bright colours. It’s about memory and family though. Family is incredibly important to me, so…… Continue reading Coco is beautiful and deeply affecting, exactly the type of animation I adore
Glossybox have gone all loved up on us, but while love is a theme for this box, it’s not about Valentine’s. It’s about loving yourself. I love the design for this month’s box and I’m pleasantly surprised by the level of the products too. I’ve had time to test them all now and here’s my…… Continue reading February’s Glossybox, unboxed
Forgive me if the things on this to do list seem naive, silly or childish. I wrote them in the summer between finishing college and preparing to move away to University. It was a tough summer in some respects. I was eighteen and I thought I knew so much. Now I realise I knew so…… Continue reading Reviewing my teenage ‘things to do’ list, ten years on
I can’t quite put my finger on what, but the last couple of weeks haven’t quite felt right. Yes, being a human generally means being in a state of flux, there’s always something changing whether we want it to or not, but when it feels like so many things are and you’re not quite sure…… Continue reading What to do when everything feels in a state of flux?
Television is undoubtedly producing some incredible content right now. It’s more cinematic in its approach than ever and thus the scores are being more finessed than previous. Game of Thrones is a great example on both accounts. They’re also lucky to have had talented composer, Ramin Djawadi on board since it began. With seven seasons…… Continue reading Endless list of scores I love…Ramin Djawadi’s score on Game of Thrones
Ok, who else felt like this January was endless? It contained five Mondays for crying out loud. Despite how long it felt, I only managed one smaller additional read to the already planned list for this month. It was a nice, varied start to my reading year. I set myself a target on Goodreads to…… Continue reading Reviewing my January reads