three fictional characters
Books, Film, Lifestyle

#ThreeFictionalCharacters

You know I can't resist a good tag or trend, so I had to get in on the #threefictionalcharacters action. In case you've missed it, it's where you define yourself in three fictional characters in a meme/collage. According to this Hollywood Life quiz, I'm a foodie and so my spirit characters are Liz Lemon, Bilbo… Continue reading #ThreeFictionalCharacters

penny lane print by oh gosh cindy
Film, Lifestyle

Item of the day: Penny Lane print by Oh Gosh Cindy

Remember when I shared some of Oh Gosh Cindy's awesome prints? Well, I have some new faves! Almost Famous is one my all-time favourite films, as is 10 Things I Hate About You, so I love these prints of Penny Lane and Bianca. They're £9.00 for A4s.

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Film, Music

New favourite artist: Oh Gosh Cindy

So I was just browsing the internet, as you do, going from one link to another, and I can't remember how but I came across a watercolour print of one of my favourite characters ever - 10 Things I Hate About You's Kat. And that's not all. The artist, Oh Gosh Cindy, has created watercolour… Continue reading New favourite artist: Oh Gosh Cindy

feminism, Film, geekery, Lifestyle

Fictional female role models

I got to thinking the other day about the TV shows that I watch and I realised that they feature some pretty bad-ass, strong women in leading roles. The Mentalist, Fringe, The Big Bang Theory and Chuck all feature great female characters. And those that are no longer in production, such as Buffy the Vampire… Continue reading Fictional female role models

the bell jar by sylvia plath
Books

Why I love: The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar' was my first 'grown up' favourite book. I had grown up with Enid Blyton, The Babysiter's Club, Sweet Valley High, Goosebumps, Point Horror, Point Romance, etc. Then for GCSE English we had a Sylvia Plath poem ('Mirror') in our anthology. I remembered that she was often referred to in one of my favourite films 10 Things I… Continue reading Why I love: The Bell Jar