Film Grade: 👍👍 “This movie promised us two things: Fantastic beasts, and Grindlewald committing crimes. The film gave us neither.” The first Fantastic Beasts, love it or hate it, was a fun, focused movie with two key storylines. Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) accidentally releases adorable, magical animals into New York and has to track them down with a likeable sidekick: think Jumanji-meets-National Treasure-meets-Pokemon Go. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald overpromises and under-delivers
My boyfriend and I have been in a long distance relationship for 2/3 years, and Joah has recently just moved even further away for a studentship (selfish). I have just graduated from my postdoc (roughly 7 hours away by train or 4 hours away by car) and this was the first time I’d been able to see him in 2017. I was so excited! One … Continue reading First Long Distance Date of 2017! | Cambridge, UK
Two days after handing in my Master’s thesis, I was sleeping on the floor in Stanstead airport, waiting for my flight to Brindisi, Italy. I was going to spend the next two weeks speed travelling around Italy. First stop was to Puglia down in the heel south Italy. People travel to Puglia for a chance to see a snapshot of rustic Italy. I went to … Continue reading Italian Travels: The food in Puglia
It’s the time of the year again, where the most acclaimed artists the West has to offer try and out-glitz each other. The Grammy’s are unusual in the sense that those on the red carpet are trying to express their creativity, as opposed to traditional ‘beauty’ as seen in other award shows. Here are a few of my favourite looks on this years red … Continue reading My favourite looks at the 2016 Grammy;s!
Last year, Australian writer Patrick Lenton compiled a massive list of every single book that was referenced in the Gilmore Girls series, and set out to read each one in an attempt to complete what’s known as the “Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge.” So I am going to copy him effectively and set out to read/reread all 339 books that were either mentioned, shown or discussed on the show. I … Continue reading The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge.