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Site Building

As an aspiring screenwriter and an undergraduate student in Creative and Professional Writing, I am part of some creative writing groups. One of them is connected to my university and one of the members were looking for tips on portfolios, blogs and websites.  After a conversation, she suggested I make a post about the three kinds of sites we talked about. Portfolio, Website and Blog. Portfolio When someone says they have […]

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Blogger Recognition Award

I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition award—which is a blogging chain that encourages you to post about why you started your blog and provide two pieces of advice to new bloggers. I think this is good because I know that I have strayed from the reason I created this blog and remembering how it began might help me get back on track. It might also help new bloggers…

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Daughter, Disappeared! By Fiona 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.

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Get Ahead

I’m in my third year at the University of Derby, but many people have just settled into their first week here. For me, it has been the most wonderful experience – although I did hit issues along this three-year journey, I had the support of my family, my lecturers and my friends. Derby does a special event every year for new students called Get Ahead. It is an event where students […]

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The Longest Whale Song by Jacqueline Wilson| Berg’s Book Club

The Longest Whale Song is another Children’s Book by author, Jaqueline Wilson. It follows the story of a young girl, Ella, as her mother is taken into hospital after giving birth to her little brother. It is an emotionally gripping story that deals with unexpected illness in a way children can understand and is such a relief after my experience with Midnight. I feel that Wilson’s usual story progression is seen….

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Central Park in New York

My dad and I visited new York in April 2017, we went to many attractions and venues, we went to many attractions and venues, including the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, all with the help from the New York Pass.We went on cruises, some of which came with the appeal of food and took an educational trip to Ellis Island—which was just insightful. Then there were the museums,  the evolution of humans in The Natural History but we still had time for Central Park. 

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Student Freshers Fortnight and Societies

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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