I managed to write three blog posts this year? Woof. What a year. I'm terrible at remembering dates, like even my own birthday, but I think I'll remember this one. This year I managed to read 48 books! *fanfare noises* Ironically, I read maybe...two books throughout lockdown #1 (in the UK). As it turns out,… Continue reading My Best Books of 2020
My Best Books of 2019
Hello bibliopals! I didn't just succeed at my reading target this year (to read 25 books), I smashed it (I've read 38 books), whoo! But how many of those would I actually rave about? Here are the few that make my shortlist of best reads in 2019*. *Note: I do not mean published in 2019.… Continue reading My Best Books of 2019
Detroit: Becoming Human | The Concept of Freedom Applied to Robotics
You know what's awesome? Viewing the human condition through the lens of artificial intelligence that we have created, which then looks back at us. Do you know what's not cool? Defining the human condition in sweeping generalisations and assuming an A.I. would care about exactly the same things we do. Hi, my name's Willow, and I… Continue reading Detroit: Becoming Human | The Concept of Freedom Applied to Robotics
The Carrow Haunt | Audiobook Review
If you've floated around this blog long enough, you might know that I love good voice acting. I adore it. When I'm reporting for MCM Comic Con, I'm the only one who throws herself forward to interview voice actor's like she's just heard Daniel Radcliffe is selling ice cream in the foyer. The human voice is incredible,… Continue reading The Carrow Haunt | Audiobook Review
Art I Couldn’t Resist From Artist Alley
MCM London Comic Con is already behind us, but as per, it's Artist Alley I always loved the most. Fandom art and original beauties await! This year I took my partner along as a photographer, and both of us spent most of our money on art we can't hang up yet because we don't have… Continue reading Art I Couldn’t Resist From Artist Alley
Evangelion Manga Reviews: Apocalypse and Beaches
What are the spin-off mangas like? Are you a fan of the popular anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion? Do you want to know what the spin-off mangas are like? Then this review is for you! I'm a fan of the original series and most of its varing manifestations. I while back I was surprised to discover… Continue reading Evangelion Manga Reviews: Apocalypse and Beaches
Evangelion Manga Reviews: Apocalypse and Beaches
What are the spin-off mangas like? Are you a fan of the popular anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion? Do you want to know what the spin-off mangas are like? Then this review is for you! I'm a fan of the original series and most of its varing manifestations. I was recently surprised to discover that… Continue reading Evangelion Manga Reviews: Apocalypse and Beaches
Orange Squids, Killer Ghosts and Filming a Film
Hello! It's been a while and I do apologise. I've been writing all over the internet but now is the time to share the fruits of my labour. I'm here to tell you about an awesome website run by squidmasters, praise Maureen Johnson's latest book and how one of our uni assignments is to film… Continue reading Orange Squids, Killer Ghosts and Filming a Film
Writing Reviews [part 2]: Tips & Examples
A few weeks ago I explained how important it is to know the formula of writing a review – particularly when the review is to help other writers improve. This week I'm going to be a little more detailed and give a tip on how to style your review. Style is, of course, not quite… Continue reading Writing Reviews [part 2]: Tips & Examples
How to write critical reviews; a skill every writer should learn.
NOTE: There is a hyphen between every paragraph because wordpress keeps trying to delete the breaks. Sorry! I recently joined a site designed to help writers improve. It works on the basis that for every review you give, you get one in return. The more popular your work gets the higher up 'the list' it… Continue reading How to write critical reviews; a skill every writer should learn.
My Five-Year-Old-Self has found satisfaction.
Last night, on a spontaneous whim, my boyfriend took me to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 2. This series has been a constant throughout my childhood, woven into the fabric of my development, and etched into my heart. It is no exaggeration when I say I am emotionally attached to the characters… Continue reading My Five-Year-Old-Self has found satisfaction.
London Demo: the BBC doth lie but at least I wasn’t arrested.
2010, November 10th, London: remember that date. Today was the biggest student demonstration seen in London in twenty years, 52,000 students, and I was proud to be a part of it. What were we fighting for? The right for younger generations to attend higher education. Education is for everyone, not just the rich. If the… Continue reading London Demo: the BBC doth lie but at least I wasn’t arrested.
Birth By Sleep: review
It’s 3:15AM. Why am I awake, you ask? Well, I have just played two hours of Birth By Sleep (BBS) for the PSP. There are no spoilers in this. Now, Let me first state before I go any further, I am not an avid Kingdom Hearts (KH) fan; but I have seriously been trying to… Continue reading Birth By Sleep: review