All posts tagged reading

What’s the Box Series: Part 3- Peeling the Third Layer: Real You vs Online You

Hi Everyone! August is going by super-fast and before you know it, it’ll be fresher’s week soon. Coursework, reports…ah let’s not get there, we’ve still got about a month left. […]

What’s the Box Series: Part 2- Peeling the Second Layer: Discovering a new hobby/interest

Hello Everyone! Long time no see, eh? Hope you’re having a wonderful summer; it’s been getting hot and rainy between days and creating ultimate mood-shifters! If you’re on holiday and […]

YA Fiction, the Rise of Social Media and Savannah Brown

On March 13th, I attended an event at Waterstones in Piccadilly for the release of Savannah Brown’s debut YA novel The Truth About Keeping Secrets. The first time I heard […]

Culture Is A Book In My Library.

Many students at Queen Mary have another cultural background. Yet when asked whether they feel more British or more their other culture, many struggle to define and weigh up how […]

The importance of treating yourself

If there’s one thing I gained from watching NBC’s Parks and Recreation, aside from hours of quality television, it’s the inspiring legacy of “Treat Yo Self Day”. For those who […]

Is it time we re-evaluated the way we tackle drug-use in the music scene?

The bank holiday weekend saw the likes of Love Saves the Day in Bristol, Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Swansea, and All Points East in London amongst many of the […]

REVIEW: The Myth of Sisyphus

The Myth of Sisyphus is an intense, though enigmatic, call to life. Not many of us can deny the pleasure that comes with reading, but for me, that effect has […]

The Beggar and Other Stories by Gaito Gazdanov

“A beautifully crafted collection of short stories that engage you with a whole range of issues” Gaito Gazdanov’s The Beggar and Other Stories is a novel that amalgamates six short […]

The Quality of Silence, Rosamund Lupton

The perfect book to snuggle up with this winter – this month’s must read! Although The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton had been on my shelf for a while, […]