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Friday Feeling, Lists

Friday Feeling!

Sooooooooooooo in my attempt to be more hip and down with the blogosphere and trying to do some weekly scheduled posts, I failed miserably because ya know, life gets in the way and shit goes down and hey, Netflix ain’t gonna watch itself GET ME!?. But then I thought, fortnightly is just as good, if not better! THEREFORE in short, here’s the stuff that’s made the last two weeks a nice place to live. OUR LOVELY SHOW! For the last two weeks, I was performing in a show  ...

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Books, Lifestyle

Book Nook: My All Time Favourite Reads

It struck me t’other day how one of the things I rarely blog about is books. WHICH IS JUST WEIRD given how much I read, the fact I run a book club, my degree was in English Literature, how much I want to open a second hand beer and book shop called ‘BEER AND BOOKS’ and how much I just bum books really. So welcome to the Bloody Hell Brennan Book Nook, a place to chat books, see wha gwan at Book Club and share some lit-based-loving! Kicking off, I thought I’d write a  ...

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Attractions, Books, Culture, Lifestyle, London, Museums and Galleries, Museums and Galleries

Terror and Wonder at The British Library

I’ll be honest with you, I’ve never seen a single dud exhibition at the British Library. In my humble opinion, they’re always fascinating, with faultless attention to detail and lovely quirks, twists and turns to delight every visitor. As an English Lit graduate and the president of a (booze-guzzling and sweary) book club (we’re called THE BOOKIE MONSTERS!), the British Library is about as good as it gets for me. This season their main exhibition is called  ...

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Lovely Little Language Scraps of Late

So it’s official. The OED word of the year is ‘selfie’. Regardless of what you may think of the burgeoning trend for smartphone self-snapping, I do think it is a wonderfully current and topical choice, encompassing our reliance on social media and disposable imagery. Personally I’m quite partial to a cheeky selfie every now and then, mainly because it enables me to play daily editions of ‘The Ugly Face Game’ with my pals over whatsapp and snapchat, where  ...

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