thoughts & opinion

We Need to Talk about Emojis

Actually, we need to talk about a lot more than emojis, so now that you're here. I need you to do something for me first, think about what a friend is to you. Likely you have an idea, your own personal definition that varies from person to person. Now I want you to open your… Continue reading We Need to Talk about Emojis


Captain Marvel Review (spoiler -free)

I think I am going to change the name of this blog to "I know it's late but....." because I meant to write this weeks ago. Such is the life of a student. Anyway, this is my spoiler-free review for Captain Marvel. Let's get into it. Captain Marvel is a Kree soldier fighting an alien… Continue reading Captain Marvel Review (spoiler -free)


Cruelty-Free Vs Vegan

Two of the most common new year's resolutions I have been seeing this January have been to go vegan and to go cruelty-free. Today I want to explain those terms for those people who might be wondering what they mean and whether or not they are the same thing. Of course, it doesn't have to… Continue reading Cruelty-Free Vs Vegan

Lifestyle, student life, thoughts & opinion

I Went to a Consent Workshop – Here’s What I Learned

Image: "Bed Sheets Pillows" by StockSnap on PixabayA consent workshop is a space where you can go and discuss with a group, overseen by a facilitator what constitutes sexual consent. Now I have people in my life who I love dearly, who will read this and ask why? Are you confused about what consent is?… Continue reading I Went to a Consent Workshop – Here’s What I Learned

Art, Lifestyle, thoughts & opinion, Uncategorized

What is an Art Journal?

  When I tell people that art journaling is one of my hobbies, their first question is "what is that?" When I tell them, they say "Oh I couldn't do that, I'm not creative." I'm not joking everyone says that. I tell them that humans were probably creating art before they could do maths and… Continue reading What is an Art Journal?

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Just Some Thoughts On: Go Set a Watchmen by Harper Lee

I remember when I read To Kill a Mockingbird, I was about 14 and in second year at Secondary school (Ireland), I loved it and more surprisingly, so did my entire class. People who did not usually read were hooked and I remember fighting with a friend because he kept telling me what was going… Continue reading Just Some Thoughts On: Go Set a Watchmen by Harper Lee


Review: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

 A Game of Thrones (A Song of Fire and Ice #1) by George R. R. Martin, Harper Voyager, 2003, 836 pages. Warning: this book contains violence and rape. Not suitable for younger readers. I don't usually read traditional fantasy, I find it too heavy, weighed down with too many unnecessary descriptions, but being a fan of… Continue reading Review: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin


Review: The Grown Up by Gillian Fynn

The Grown up by Gillian Flynn, 80 pages, W&N, 2015 Warning: Adult Content I have loved all of Gillian Flynn's books, especially Gone Girl. Her characters are always different, different maybe an understatement, but you like them even when you are not should that you should. The plots are always interesting, but never what they… Continue reading Review: The Grown Up by Gillian Fynn


Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven, 2015, Penguin, 378 pages. Trigger Warning: This book contains the theme of suicide A few years ago I heard a song called Self Conclusion by the Spill Canvas. The song is the story of two people who meet on a cliff, both intending to jump. One convinces the… Continue reading Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven