Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy book review
Books, feminism, Film, geekery

Book review: Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

You don't have to be a film graduate to know that the film industry is dominated by men, in terms of production, audience, and the stories told. Fortunately there is one particularly popular, decades-old franchise, which values its women: Star Wars. Super-nerd Amy Ratcliffe has produced a stunning anthology celebrating 75 female characters from across… Continue reading Book review: Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

My Neighbour Totoro stationery from Abrams + Chronicle
Film, geekery, stationery

Stationery porn: My Neighbour Totoro

I adore anything which combines my love of stationery with any of my other passions, namely books and films, so I was super excited to hear about Abrams + Chronicle's new Studio Ghibli range. The collection launched earlier this week with (ridiculously freaking adorable) My Neighbour Totoro postcards* and notecards*. The 30 postcards come in… Continue reading Stationery porn: My Neighbour Totoro

Easy Prey by Catherine Lo
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Book review: Easy Prey by Catherine Lo

My reading habits seem to be leaning towards the young adult genre lately, having recently read The Hate U Give, Are We All Lemmings & Snowflakes? and now Easy Prey by Catherine Lo. Each one has tackled a different prevalent issue, such as racism, mental health and sexting/online safety, further cementing the genre's relevance and… Continue reading Book review: Easy Prey by Catherine Lo

Your Brightest Life guided journal review
Books, Lifestyle, stationery

Stationery porn: Your Brightest Life (guided journal review)

I love to journal but I can often become somewhat disheartened by the fact that I'm not remotely artistic; I much prefer guided journals. I like an almost workbook-like structure, something with a goal and an end result, and something which can help me both reflect and look forward. Last year's Make it Happen is… Continue reading Stationery porn: Your Brightest Life (guided journal review)

Bibliophile by Jane Mount - book review
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Book review: Bibliophile by Jane Mount

The idea for my first Book Week evolved from my love of the book featured in today's post. After I signed up for Abrams + Chronicle's Bookstagram Tour for the release of Bibliophile, I decided to create a week-long series of posts celebrating all things bookish. Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany* by Jane Mount really is… Continue reading Book review: Bibliophile by Jane Mount

Read Harder: A Reading Log by Book Riot - review
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Read Harder: A Reading Log by Book Riot (review)

I'm a paper addict, so as much as I love tracking my GoodReads Reading Challenge progress via the app on my phone, I also love to have a physical reading journal. I guess it's for the same reason that I have years worth of cinema tickets in photo albums! No, not just because I'm a… Continue reading Read Harder: A Reading Log by Book Riot (review)

Calligraphuck stationery
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Positive affirmations and sweary stationery from Calligraphuck

I love growing my Calligraphuck stationery collection. There's something about calligraphy which makes me feel fancy AF, so it's totally fine that this stationery is sweary. I already owned the flexi journal, list ledger and pencil case, so when I spotted the hardback journal in Abrams + Chronicle's catalogue I had to have it. A… Continue reading Positive affirmations and sweary stationery from Calligraphuck

Celebrate Today stationery review
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Celebrate Today with the cutest stationery!

Celebrate Today is a guided journal written by Jessica MacLeish and illustrated by Hello!Lucky. Designed to add some yay to your day, whatever the day, it's just one part of a ridiculously cute new stationery collection from Abrams + Chronicle. Also in the collection is (pictured above left-right) a journal* (hello, dot grid!), sticker book*… Continue reading Celebrate Today with the cutest stationery!

Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker by Mara Rockliff and Simona Ciraolo - review
Books, feminism, Film

Book review: Lights! Camera! Alice! by Mara Rockliff and Simona Ciraolo

Women have often been overlooked or miscredited in the film industry and it's high time they were recognised for their work, especially when it comes to the early years of cinema. Fortunately Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker* seeks to rectify that. You may not know that I'm something… Continue reading Book review: Lights! Camera! Alice! by Mara Rockliff and Simona Ciraolo

The Truth About Love and Writing
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The Truth About Love and Writing

Some of my favourite non-fiction books are those which focus on two of my main passions: books and writing. Of course, it also helps when they're little stunners too, like these new releases from Abrams + Chronicle. With a foil stamped cover and colourful edge standing, Bookstagram never looked so good! The Truth About Love*… Continue reading The Truth About Love and Writing