Health

How to Start Exercising

I may be late in saying it, but Happy New Year! I don’t generally make New Year’s Resolutions, but I do like to set myself a few goals (my writing goals can be found on my Twitter). Having said that, I do see the appeal of a using the new year as a fresh start.… Continue reading How to Start Exercising

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Films

Obscure Christmas Film Recs

Happy holidays! To my readers who don’t celebrate Christmas, and are tired of its ubiquity, I apologise for perpetuating it and advise you to skip this post. I do understand and appreciate the problems with Christmas. That said, it is absolutely my favourite holiday. I love that it celebrates familial and platonic love. I love… Continue reading Obscure Christmas Film Recs

Television

Bad TV Finales

All things must come to an end, including, unfortunately, your favourite TV show. Finales can be momentous things. They are the culmination of all the plot threads, all the character development, all the love that the cast and the crew and the writers have put into the show and each other after so many years… Continue reading Bad TV Finales

Books

Books I’ve Bought Recently – Part Two

  This is the second half of my book-buying post. The first half can be found here. I haven’t yet read any of the books on this list, so this post will be more of a book haul than a recent reads, but I hope it’ll be of interest anyway. I always like hearing about… Continue reading Books I’ve Bought Recently – Part Two

Books, Films, Musicals, Rankings, Television, Videogames

Consuming Stories: Different Media Ranked

Humans have an absolute obsession with stories. They are a tradition that has been carried on throughout our very earliest history, since our first attempts at sophisticated language, and we continue to love stories to this day, both real and fictional. They are our purest form of entertainment. It is something innate in us, so… Continue reading Consuming Stories: Different Media Ranked

Writing

Saving Ideas for Later

You know the ideas. They are not the ones that come to you in a bolt of lightning, nor those that wake you in the middle of the night. They’re the ones that have been gestating in your subconscious for your entire life. They might be tied to or inspired by events in your life.… Continue reading Saving Ideas for Later