It was revealed in a recent study that adults now spend more time glued to their laptops, phones and emails, than reading to their own children at bedtime. Growing up, it was a much-anticipated night time routine that my mum would read me The Secret Seven while my brother would be lost in the adventures...Read More
I took my mum to the theatre last week to see The Railway Children. Penned by E. Nesbit, it’s a wonderfully nostalgic tale that follows the lives of 3 siblings – Bobbie, Phyllis and Peter, who move to the countryside following the sudden departure of their father. It’s later revealed that he’s been wrongly imprisoned...Read More
There is no question that Jane Austen is rooted firmly in our hearts as one of the greatest novelists of all time – not ‘among the greatest living authors’ though you understand – following a somewhat unfortunate slip of the tongue by MP, Andrea Leadsom, as she spoke in Parliament last week following the unveiling...Read More
If you’re looking for a film that is not only uplifting and feel good, but will also inspire you to rise up against adversity and achieve something great, then make sure you see the newly released Hidden Figures. The big screen adaption of Margot Lee Shetterly’s sensational true story of the same name tells the tale of an...Read More
Earlier this week one of our bloggers wrote about imposter syndrome: the frightening and often debilitating feeling that our achievements aren’t worthy of the praise they garner. This incredibly sad, yet nonetheless real affliction is affecting an alarming number of talented women, leading them to feel like actors in their own careers – playing the...Read More
Since it’s release in 2006 The Devil Wears Prada starring Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci has become a beloved cult classic with fashion and film fans alike. Based on the best-selling 2003 novel of the same name, it portrays the hilarious yet cut-throat experiences that Andrea endures whilst working under notoriously...Read More
Education is one of the best and most powerful gifts you could ever give or hope to receive. So with that beautiful sentiment in mind, we wanted to list our top five books that we believe any woman would adore. From hard-hitting true stories, to poetic masterpieces our list comprises of some of the sharpest...Read More
With a passing interest in history, particularly ancient history, when I took a BA in English Literature I felt I was consigning that interest to a vague hobby, pushing it to the background of my life. However, I found my slight craving for history more than satisfied during my course; fictional work can be a more insightful...Read More
Queen Elizabeth II isn’t the only one celebrating their 90th birthday this week as the beloved children’s character Winnie the Pooh is also celebrating nine decades and the pair are celebrating their joint anniversary by meeting on the pages of the new Winnie the Pooh and the Royal Birthday illustrated story. The story sees Winnie...Read More
They say that it’s the most important meal of the day and that the failure to eat a good hearty breakfast is failure to fuel your body for the day ahead. But there is no meal harder for me to stomach than breakfast. Waking up, jumping out of bed and chowing down is my idea...Read More
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