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What 3 years with Gossip Girl taught me

It sometimes feels like it's only been a few weeks since the last Gossip Girl episode has aired. Then I realise it's been over 4 years and start to feel old...I started watching it just before season 3 started, and got sucked in instantly. I totally binged it - I think my longest day was… Continue reading What 3 years with Gossip Girl taught me

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What 11 seasons of Bones have taught me

I am a bit of a TV show addict. I got hooked on great tv in primary school, which is when I fell in love with med dramas - first ER (which caused me to have hots for George Clooney ever since), then Grey's Anatomy, which I'm still faithful to 13 seasons on (and counting). I… Continue reading What 11 seasons of Bones have taught me

University tips

An alternative list of things to take to uni

The summer is slowly coming to an end (sadly), but an exciting time is upon us - new academic year! Ok. Maybe the start of the summer was a bit more exciting than that... But for those of you who are just about to start university, I'm sure it's the time of big excitement. After… Continue reading An alternative list of things to take to uni

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Love Your Body Monday: My 6 budget beauty favourites

I think all of us like a bit of luxury. A beautifully smelling body scrub, moisturiser in a thick glass jar or foundation that just glides on beautifully - don't know about you, but they can cheer me up on the worst of days. But we don't always have the budget for that, be it… Continue reading Love Your Body Monday: My 6 budget beauty favourites

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52 books challenge – the books that changed the most

I have been fond of reading since I was a kid. I remember when my mom would bring me a new book when she came back from work, and I would have it finished by the time I was going to bed. However, computer entered my life, soon joined by a mobile phone. I kept… Continue reading 52 books challenge – the books that changed the most

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Money Monster – review

What do you do on holiday when it's raining? Go to a museum? Nah, boring. Sit in a cafe and drink hot chocolate? Nah, you can do that any time. The true escape from cold, torrential rain can only occur if you can neither hear nor feel nor see it. And that's only possible if you… Continue reading Money Monster – review

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The best TV shows I’ve ever seen and why you should watch them too

I am not partial to a good TV show. Guilty as charged. I love a bit of high quality TV and I can't help it. I've watched LOADS of shows in my life, more than I can count to, most likely, but here are 9 (because most such lists have 10 things and I don't like being boring) that I fell head over heels for and, in some cases, watched and rewatched many times over. With some quotes thrown in to encourage you to watch. ;)