What I’ve been reading #3

Asking for it – Louise O’Neill This book had me hooked from page 1. It is so unbelievably relevant. This book made me angry, upset and scared. The story is so true to real life and extremely difficult to read, the story is written in a brutally graphic way, but this is a book I believe needs to be read. Emma is the ‘it’ girl, the party girl, and after […]

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Saying goodbye to flat No.2.

3 long years ago Adam and I took the decision to take a tenancy on a very own flat. It’s been 3 years of laughter, tears, lessons, tantrums, bills and friendships. I’ve learned to budget, to cook and generally how to live with another human being. My cooking repertoire now stretch’s further than beans on toast and I know how to clean the bathroom in used an hour, glamorous right?! […]

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What I’ve packed for long term travel.

Disclaimer – I am not a travel expert. This is everything I’ve packed, as a twenty something female, for a 4 month trip around Asia. This is the first time I’ve been away ‘long term’ and the prospect of packing 4 months’ worth of clothes into 1 bag literally terrified me. I have packed, unpacked, repacked, stressed about packing, cried over packing, then once and for all, packed. Underwear. How […]

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What I’ve been reading #2

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden Chiyo Sakamoto, along with her older sister, is sold by her father to become a geisha in the district of Gion. The book describes Chiyos life, from a first person narrative, as she becomes an apprentice geisha and the troubles she encounters in the house where she lives among many other trainee Geishas and maids. I loved the almost poetic way that way Golden wrote […]

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