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Book Reviews, Survival Tips and More—By A Disabled Student Who Writes.

“Eragon” (The Inheritance Cycle, #1) by Christopher Paolini Book Review | The Sunday Review

Originally posted on It’s Me, Lizzie!:
After some downtime, the Sunday Review is back with a vengeance! A … fairly gentle vengeance, but a vengeance. Today, we’ll be taking a look at something which is fairly nostalgic for me, and which holds a lot of weight as something to endlessly rant about. Yes, we’ll be looking at that classic in the realm of hatedom: Christopher Paolini’s Eragon. It’s got swords.…

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Responsible Writing

One of my modules this semester is looking at whether an author is responsible for what they write and to what degree. It has been interesting so far, we have been looking at authors like Oscar Wilde who believe that writing is just beautiful, Faulkner who believed it was personal and universal and Orwell who believed it was political. This week, we looked at Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Look Who’s Back and The […]

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The Permanent Bow

Recently, I told you the ways that I spend my DLA Care Component. This post gives a perfect example. Shoelaces. Most people – most adults – can tie their own shoes. They can wear whatever shoes they like, such as heels, trainers (sneakers), boots, etc. I cannot. The shoes that I have to wear has to support my ankle, tie up tightly and have strong soles – this limits me to […]

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Blame Hitler

It’s funny what memories come back to you and when. Yesterday I was in the Bullring, dad and I were talking about how bad the traffic in Birmingham is getting – mostly to do with road works, and then I remembered May 2017. 16th May 2017 there was a World War II bomb in Birmingham, not just in Birmingham but near the main north road in and out of the city. […]

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Writing and the New Semester

I know I haven’t been posting about my writing recently, but that means I have been busy – Right? I feel I have been busy anyway. In this post, I will give you an update my screenwriting, final draft and the new semester. Final Draft and Screenwriting I’m still using Final Draft and it is great. I have gotten to 30 pages of my 90-page script, so I am a third […]

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Banded | Berg’s Book Club

As some of you know, I am doing the pop sugar challenge, one of the prompts is Favourite prompt from the 2015-2017 challenges by popsugar So, I chose 2015 prompt – Read a book with a bad review, so after reading the book review by my friend, Lizzie  I decided this book would fit the description. And it does. It is a dystopian book, trying to imitate popular contemporary dystopian like […]

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Care Component – What does it mean?

A picture of two hands supporting another hand.

This is the second of two posts about U.K disability benefits DLA (Disability Living Allowance) and PIP (Personal Independent Plan). It is an article explaining what the Care part of the benefit is, the changes with PIP and what the benefit means to me. Read the first post on mobility here. The Care Component (Daily Living Component) The care component is supposed to help someone who have their independence limited. […]

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