Bucket List · Travel

Bucket List: Halloween

As I've stated before, I have a Bucket List, which may or may not be the most organised thing in my life. Halloween is my absolute favourite time of year, so naturally I have a section devised solely for Halloween. One side for costumes (I got to tick Veronica Sawyer from Heathers off this year)… Continue reading Bucket List: Halloween

Book Reviews

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

The story follows sixteen year old Jacob Portman, who following the death of his grandfather is determined to find meaning in his last words and recover his sanity. What he uncovers is the truth behind the images and stories recalled to him by his grandfather in his youth and a place in his own peculiar… Continue reading Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Bucket List · Travel

Bucket List: Book Shops

I have a Bucket List and I'm not even going to begin to explain how many things are on it because it only seems to grow. One section of it, however, is devised for the various bookshops of the world I want to visit. One of my favourite things to do is explore bookshops (and… Continue reading Bucket List: Book Shops

Book Reviews · Mental Health

Book Review: Girl, Interrupted

Based on the authors 2 year incarceration in McLean’s psychiatric hospital, “Girl, Interrupted” establishes itself as an unnerving yet brilliant memoir of Susanna Kaysen’s. The novel details Kaysen's introduction to the hospital at just 18 years old for what she believed to be “a rest”. Glimpses of life before and afterward her treatment, as well… Continue reading Book Review: Girl, Interrupted