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Moving on: to thisdreamsalive.com I’ve gone self hosted

After a wonderful four years with this blog, I've packed it up and transfered over to thisdreamsalive.com. I'm making the leap towards becoming a full time writer, and I absolutely intend on blogging being a part of that. The new website has all the content this one does so any new blog posts will be… Continue reading Moving on: to thisdreamsalive.com I’ve gone self hosted

Music

Ultimate Halloween Playlist: Top 10 Spooky Season Songs

It's the most wonderful time of the year; Spooky Season. With Halloween so close, here's my favourite songs to ring in the season, from iconic movie tracks to emo anthems. 10. It's Almost Halloween: Panic! at the Disco This is from way back in their career, when the original four members were still in the… Continue reading Ultimate Halloween Playlist: Top 10 Spooky Season Songs

Coffee · Eco-Friendly Living

Coffee in a teabag: New Kings Coffee

AD | GIFTED The people at New King's Coffee were kind enough to gift me boxes of their coffee bags. I love coffee but I'm also very concerned about the environment, and New King's Coffee is a beautiful combination of both. Coffee in a tea bag is the most convenient thing ever, I don't have… Continue reading Coffee in a teabag: New Kings Coffee

Movies

Top 10 Halloween Movies I Watch Every Year

Halloween is the most wonderful time of year in my opinion, with some of my favourite movies being about the holiday. What's better than curling up with a pumpkin spice latte and watching a childhood favourite movie duringĀ  spooky season? From witches, vampires, and time-travelling bunny rabbits, here's the top 10 Halloween movies I watch… Continue reading Top 10 Halloween Movies I Watch Every Year

Eco-Friendly Living

How to be green this Halloween

As much as I adore Halloween with every fibre of my being, it is a big environmental hazard. With so much cheap, over-processed single-use items plaguing the season, I'd say it's just as bad as Valentine's Day for the environment. The only reason it's probably just behind Christmas is because we don't gift people things… Continue reading How to be green this Halloween

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Occult Book

I picked this book up in Shakespeare & Company in ParisĀ last year, and it's the perfect book to review this spooky season. The Occult Book by John Michael Greer is a "Chronological Journey from Alchemy to Wicca", from the 6th Century BC to 2012. Each page tells a different story of an "occult" topic, such… Continue reading Book Review: The Occult Book

Movies

What I thought of It Chapter 2

Stephen King's IT is one of my all time favourite stories. I saw the original adaption 10 years ago when I was 13 so Part 2 of the remake coming out now felt like I went full circle. Stephen King is one of my favourite authors, and my favourite book of his has to be… Continue reading What I thought of It Chapter 2

Bucket List · Movies · Travel

Harry Potter Bucket List: London Adventures

London is the capital of all things Harry Potter, and Harry Potter was the biggest reason as to why I visited. Although there are sights in Scottland, and Ireland, London is where the real magic is, and I had to see it before I die. We went on a Harry Potter walking tour, the Strawberry… Continue reading Harry Potter Bucket List: London Adventures

College · Mental Health

Am I experiencing post-college depression?

Post-college depression, also known as post grad/post graduation depression, is considered to be a depression, lack of motivation, and restlessness that people experience after finishing third level education. Post-college depression may not actually be a clinical illness, but depression absolutely is, and requires help and treatment. I graduated recently so this topic has been on… Continue reading Am I experiencing post-college depression?

Eco-Friendly Living

Become a Tree Hugger: 10 ways to save trees

Trees are so important for our planet, from giving us the oxygen we breathe, absorbing Co2, providing food, and homes for wild life - we can't live without them. Yet, billions of trees are cut down each year to make room for agricultural land, development, or paper. Trees are one of our best defences against… Continue reading Become a Tree Hugger: 10 ways to save trees