15-piece Autumn Wishlist

15-piece Autumn Wishlist

Autumn means the inevitable - no more bare legs, layering up to the high heavens and spiking everything with the essence of pumpkin.  I have been scouring the internet lately in search of those all-important Autumn must-haves and have successfully landed myself a solid 15 items I need (not want) in my wardrobe. There is [...]

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book club: september 2018

book club: september 2018

Time is trickling by seemingly faster than ever before.  Already it is September 2018?  How? The ninth month of 2018 seen myself embarking on my third (and hopefully final) year of university.  This means the months are soon to be chock-filled with plays, essential reading and books I probably despise once again.  Hurrah.  Crack out [...]

Seeking validation in boys due to trauma

Seeking validation in boys due to trauma

Usually, situations and fleeting moments of pain you experience while in your younger years can physically and emotionally scar you.  I know enough about our lad, Sigmund Freud, to understand that childhood trauma manifests in your unconscious and that there can be a big metaphorical iceberg of pain floating around in your brain.  But, as [...]

new on the shelf: september 2018

new on the shelf: september 2018

September 2018's New On The Shelf list.  Featuring a couple of offerings to quench my current Terry Pratchett obsession, the next instalments in the His Dark Materials trilogy and a classic Agatha Christie novel, where the legendary fictional detective,  Hercule Poirot. The Light Fantastic & Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett  After re-discovering my adoration for [...]