An Unstructured, Untitled, Unplanned Update

So, it's been a little while since I've been active here. I was sort of getting into posting regularly and I'd created some pieces I was really proud of (specifically my post about poetry, and my vegan food weekend). I had some good ideas for posts in the time I wasn't writing but no really … Continue reading An Unstructured, Untitled, Unplanned Update

The Dystopian Death of Mindfulness

This blog will include some spoilers for the books Fahrenheit 451 and Brave New World. Fahrenheit 451 and Brave New World are iconic works of dystopian fiction - I would actually go as far to say that they are iconic works of 20th Century literature full stop, regardless of genre. I recently read them back to back. I saw a great number of similarities … Continue reading The Dystopian Death of Mindfulness

Pageless Page-turners – My Experience So Far Reading on a Kindle

“Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators” – Stephen Fry I’ve been reading predominately on a Kindle now for about a month, although it has rather messed up my Instagram aesthetic it did mean the car wasn’t quite so full of books when I moved in to my new house for … Continue reading Pageless Page-turners – My Experience So Far Reading on a Kindle

A Quick Post for the One Year Anniversary of Red Hat Reads

Today marks a year since i first joined WordPress, although I feel like I've made considerably less than a year's worth of posts. Hiatuses reaching a couple of months at a time have been regular occurrences and I'm sorry about that. During term time I read for my course, and to be honest sometimes I … Continue reading A Quick Post for the One Year Anniversary of Red Hat Reads

The Vagina Monologues – Acting Meets Activism

At Lancaster university every February for the past 15 years a group of women+ folk have come together to put on productions of Eve Ensler's 'The Vagina Monologues'. It's always part of a fundraising effort for a local charity, this year the charity is 'Women's Community Matters'. I was part of the show last year … Continue reading The Vagina Monologues – Acting Meets Activism