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Shannon

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Now you might be thinking why bother read my blog? But my blog covers a range of topics. I have Cerebral Palsy, am a book nerd, a writer and a student and so this is what my blog covers. Not only that, the disability side of my blog highlights that my disability doesn't mke me who I am, it is just a part of me.

Glasdrum by Fiona MacBain | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: GlasdrumAuthor: Fiona MacbainGenre: Psychological Thriller, MysteryPublished: April 2017Publisher:Fionamacbain.comStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I know this is a little late – I had someone reverse into my car (more on that on Friday). So, […]

Berg’s Book Club —A place for Book Reviews

Hi guys, so this is about the new name for my brand new book club. All my reviews will now be published under the book club name ^_^. Why am […]

Room by Emma Donoghue | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: RoomAuthor: Emma DonoghueGenre: Psychological ThrilliarPublished: August 2010Publisher:Star Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today, Berg and I are reviewing Room by Emma Donoghue. This book has an amazing and interesting plot. The […]

The powers of the editing stick: A Writer’s Tool 

Is it a drumstick? A chopstick? Wand? Nope, it’s an editing stick. Ok… it’s a chopstick really, but who says that something has only one purpose? Everyone always tells you […]

Save the Cat by Blake Snyder| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Save the CatAuthor: Blake Snyder Book Series: Save the CatBook No.: Book 1Genre: Non-fiction, How to guidePublished: November 2016Publisher: Michael wiese productionsStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Save the Cat! No, not a real one. Save the Cat is a book for aspiring screenwriters on how to […]

Creating a Site: What You Need To Know!

Thinking of creating your own site? Maybe you are like me, a writer who wants to share your thoughts, not only on writing but on other things too—current affairs, films, […]

Bearing Disability: Shifting Weight

Carrying weight has always been a problem for me. I have to consider it all the time when I’m shopping. Even moving a bunch of things to the next room […]

Bearing Disability|Jar Opener: Lid Superglued Shut

Everyone has had that one jar or bottle that cannot be opened by hand, whether you are disabled or not. You know the situation. You fancied that Bolognese sauce that […]

Blogger Recognition Award—a blog chain

Hi guys, it’s been a hectic start to my third year of uni, so sorry I haven’t posted as much. But Morgan has nominated me for a blogger recognition award! […]

Daughter, Disappeared By F. MacBain| Berg’s Book Club

As the title of this book suggests, this is a story about the disappearance of the main character’s daughter. Daughter Disappeared by Fiona MacBain is a multi-narrative, young Adult psychological thriller that explores the potential dangers of family secrets and the consequences of lying. However, it also touches upon some controversial subjects and has a lot of coincidences while also showing potential in the author’s future work.

Get Ahead at University of Derby

When I originally wrote this Get Ahead post, I was in my third year at the University of Derby. Many people had just settled into their first week here. For […]

Longest Whale Song by J. Wilson | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: The Longest Whale SongAuthor: Jacqueline WilsonGenre: Children’s Fiction, RealismPublished: August 2011Publisher: Doubleday Children’sStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Hi and welcome to another Berg’s book club, where we have a polar bear as our book reviewing […]

Central Park and Wildlife in New York City

My dad and I visited new York in April 2017, we went to many attractions and venues, including the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, all with the […]

Freshers Fortnight and Societies at University

Freshers. The first two weeks of university life where everyone is a stranger. In an unfamiliar setting. All searching for their place. Many, if not most, hit the bar. They get themselves drunk. Plastered so much that when they go to the induction the next day, their head is spinning and they have no memory what happened the night before or in induction. To lots of students, this is their perfect idea of fun! 

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