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Book Nook: My All Time Favourite Children’s Books!

A¬†little while ago I wrote a post about which books I’d class as my all time favourite reads. I decided not to include any kids books, mainly because I decided they deserved a whole post by themselves. The books I grew up loving, reading time and time again with thumbed corners and broken spines became like old friends, and are still the tomes I turn to when I want to read something comforting and familiar. I believe that the best children’s books are ones that can also be  ...

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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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Top Five

Top Five: Rik Mayall Moments

What a sad, sad day. We wave farewell to one of the most bonkers and brilliant actors of our time, the incomparable Rik Mayall. Shouty and sweary, blustery and often a bit swoony Mr Mayall made me chuckle and giggle in the naughtiest way as I grew up. So here’s my top five favourite moments of his. 1. Bottom (1991) Mayall and Edmonson as the terrible twosome Eddie and Ritchie, spending their days shouting and beating each other up in the grubbiest flat in Hammersmith made for  ...

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Books, Top Five

Top 5: Roald Dahl Books

Given that today is the Official Roald Dahl Day, I thought this would be a good time to do my top five wondercrump Roald Dahl reads. JOIN ME WON’T YOU. When I was in my final year of my English Lit degree at University (of Birmingham- big up the brum WHEYYYYYYY), I specialised in Children’s Literature. This basically meant I didn’t have to read any Jane Austen (and oh how I whooped. I know she’s kind of a big deal and everything but she’s a bit bonnet-y and  ...

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