Jane Eyre @ The National Theatre

At the beginning of December I had the pleasure of going to see a performance of Charlotte Brontë's classic novel, Jane Eyre, with one of my old university friends. Neither of us had ever heard of Jane Eyre being turned into a theatre production before so we were extremely curious to see how it would work. Of course, I …

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Bruges!

A few weeks ago, in the middle of July, I travelled to Bruges with my mum for a few days break. We jumped on the Eurostar from Ebbsfleet and arrived a few hours later in the beautiful, fairy-tale town of Bruges - sometimes known as the 'Venice of the North'. I don't think I have …

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Readings @ The Southbank centre

Last night was a wonderful evening spent catching up with an old uni friend and listening to the amazingly talented authors that have been shortlisted for this years Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. It truly is a great experience to hear authors read their own work and to hear them talk and answer questions regarding their …

Baileys Women’s Prize For Fiction Shortlist Challenge!

In preparation for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Readings at the Southbank Centre in June, I have made it my personal mission to read all of the shortlisted books (pictured above)! The event at the South Bank, London, sees all six shortlisted authors - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Eimear McBride, Jhumpa Lahiri, Hannah Kent, Audrey …

Easter Break!

  I apologise for my absence here on this blog over the Easter weekend. I have spent a much-needed break up at my parent’s new house in the Lincolnshire countryside visiting family who I haven’t seen in years, visiting Lincoln and eating lots of great food (and chocolate!). I did bring my laptop, intending to …