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Book Review: The Excursionist by J.D Sumner*

Book Review: The Excursionist by J.D Sumner*

I have made this review as spoiler free as possible, but there are some minor details mentioned. Jack Kaganagh, newly single due to the death of his wife, Kay, is desperate to visit 100 countries and join the Traveller’s Century Club, before he turns 45. […]

Going Back To The Beginning

Going Back To The Beginning

I’ve always said that the moment I fell in love with writing was the moment I learned how to hold a pen. Whilst that may be a slight exaggeration, I struggle to remember a time when I didn’t write. Fiction mainly, but no style has […]

8 Things Unemployed Twenty-Somethings Are Tired Of Hearing

8 Things Unemployed Twenty-Somethings Are Tired Of Hearing

I’m sure many of us have been there- submitting job application after job application, and praying to the Job Gods every day, but getting nowhere. I sometimes think that some people, from older generations especially, don’t seem to get just how difficult getting a job is […]

Russell Howard Tour Preview At De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Russell Howard Tour Preview At De Montfort Hall, Leicester

I was recently given free tickets to see Russell Howard (by my dad not by anyone wanting me to review. I’m not that big of a deal…yet) when he came to Leicester to preview his tour material. Obviously I jumped at the chance, and took […]

Dear Diary: Urgh

Dear Diary: Urgh

Urgh. Urgh, Urgh, Urgh. I think that accurately sums up my last couple of weeks. If you follow me on Twitter you may have noticed that I’ve tweeted a couple of times about work which means that I got the job I interviewed for a […]

Dark Books To Get You Through The Winter

Dark Books To Get You Through The Winter

A Reader Lives A Thousand Lives…The Man Who Never Reads Lives Only One- George R.R. Martin   I used to love reading. Devouring a book in a day or two was one of my favourite things to do. Then life happened and I kind of […]

Dear Diary: I Think I’m Getting My Life Back On Track

Dear Diary: I Think I’m Getting My Life Back On Track

‘Even the smallest actions are steps in the right direction.’ I guess you could say I haven’t exactly been having the time of my life in these last few months. I don’t want to get into too many details- especially as I’ve been mentioning some […]