I stumbled on the Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith while having a bit of a creative/crafty block, so it was perfect timing. Filled with fun and somewhat crazy ideas, it’s the perfect opportunity to dip in and out of projects. Not only that but the whole point is, yes, to wreck it. I’m one of those … More Wrecking It!
Another thought-provoking Film Listography. Books can be open to interpretation and bringing that to life brings intense challenges – from casting the perfect actors to compete with their existing counterparts, to determining what elements of the story are integral, to trying to convey an atmosphere visually instead of descriptively. Some attempts get this hideously wrong, … More Bringing a Book to Screen is No Easy Feat, But Sometimes They Get it (Mostly) Right
Partisan (2015) – ★★★ Partisan follows the pre-pubescent Alexander, living in a cult-like commune led by the charmingly cruel Gregori (Vincent Cassel), in a broken down city. The cult is darker then it seems, as we learn that Alexander and his apparent ‘siblings’ are being raised by Gregori to be assassins, waging his non-descript civil war. Alexander is, … More Mini Reviews #2
I’ll try to keep this relatively spoiler-free. First off, I am an avid fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead. I was up to date before Season 7 began and had actually been re-watching from the very beginning. Finally, my partner has only just realised what an amazing show TWD is, so I have again start a fresh round of re-watching with him! … More Why I hit ‘pause’ on The Walking Dead, Season 7
So I guess my first Book Journal entry might as well be about….well…my Book Journal. Yes, I have an actual, physical Book Journal. In fact, the one I use is Busy B’s Book Journal, which is designed specifically for book lovers. (Just to be clear – I have no affiliation with Busy B and this is just my personal review. … More A Book Lover’s Dream : The Beautiful Busy B Book Journal
So my creative urges usually come on quite spontaneously, as was the case today. I’m limited by lack of actual talent, so despite having seen wooden/cardboard DIY alphabet letters before, I have always given them a miss due to my complete inability to paint. In a store today, however, I saw examples of ornaments/letters decorated … More ‘N’ for Natty
On a birthday spree in Oxford Street with my trusted partner in shopping, Emma, what a fabulous birthday surprise to stumble on a photobooth in Topshop! We weren’t on the hunt for it at all but just couldn’t resist: I’m in love the fun and funky border, which seems fitting for a fashionista photoshoot and I’m … More Fresh & Funky Photobooth : Topshop, Oxford Street, London