For the longest time, I aspired to be a journalist. Not just any journalist, but a music journalist. To go to gigs, review CDs and interview those I admired at the time was the ultimate dream. I signed up for online magazines, and wrote as much as I could, as often as I could. I … Continue reading Films That Have Impacted My Life: Almost Famous
Where I live, there's a gate in my back garden (not an euphemism), that leads out into a park. The park itself isn't much – a couple of baby swings, two climbing frames and a strip of red pavement that we would often play cricket on when I was younger. It's pretty neglected now, only … Continue reading An Honest Blog – Dealing With Self-Doubt
From a very young age, I have always loved reading. Sounds vague, I know. The sort of thing you'd say to pass your GCSE language exam. But as basic as it is, it's something that has shaped and influenced me to be what I like to refer to as a 'hermit crab'. As a treat … Continue reading Literature Loves: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
For the past few days, I have been attempting to write about the state Hollywood is in right now. I have been finding it increasingly difficult to write about it all, without sounding potentially insensitive – because this is not something I have experienced. In this regard, I have been very fortunate but I don't … Continue reading We Need To Talk About Kevin. And Everyone Else.
I have always held a significant fondness for the horror genre. Despite the fact I scare easily, believe there is always a ghost lurking nearby and I cringe at the sight, or thought, of gore, horror is still one of my favourite literary genres. I think it can be a truly difficult genre to write … Continue reading I Wanna Get Creepy With You: Stephen King
I won't say that The Room (2003) is my favourite film of all time, as much as it may seem to everyone else. I talk about it a lot, I implore people to watch it as soon as possible and as often as possible. Every piece of trivia, I swallow up and store for winter/whenever … Continue reading Films That Have Impacted My Life: The Room