Literature – TV – Films – Podcasts

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An Iconic Moment in Marvel History: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

It’s not very often that I lend a review to a superhero film. Don’t get me wrong I am a massive fan of them, I did spend the first lockdown watching all the Marvel superhero films in order. However, usually, there isn’t much to write on. Culturally there have been some huge landmark moments – Black Panther being the obvious one – but alas, I was not writing at the point of that film release. Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings (Shang-Chi for short) on the other hand has created a moment in cinematic history that will *hopefully* change Hollywood for the better. […]

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This Months Podcast Recommendations

After posting my podcast recommendations in March earlier this year and having had some lovely conversations about it, I thought I’d bring you some more fantastic episodes/series for your ears! As I’ve said before I schedule in time to listen to podcasts before I go to sleep, this way I am not looking at a screen and can drift of listening to a conversation. […]

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My top 5 Books of 2020

I’ve read a lot in the past year and to be honest I probably can’t remember every single book but I do want to share some of my favourites, ones I have reviewed and ones I have kept in the corner of my brain (in the hope I will write about them and never do). Reading has proved ever so useful in the midst of numerous lockdowns and worrisome times. […]

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5 Books You Need to Read, Recommended by an English Lit. Student

Now beside the possibly pretentious title I did really want to write this. Not because I think I know it all and believe I am the fountain of all knowledge when it comes to reading but because I’ve genuinely received something from each and every one of these books. […]

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Looking for Books? Here is a Sustainable Way of Getting Them.

Along with clothes, books are one of the most thrown away items that clog up our landfills each year. An enormous amount of novels get published in a year but the number of them actually being well received and bought, unfortunately, isn’t high. […]

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