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A Boy and His Tree

A Boy and His Tree by Katalina Watt It was never doubted that the boy and his tree would always be together. It was the first thing he saw of ...
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Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman

An electrifying adult debut from Robin Wasserman, Girls on Fire is an unrelenting tale of adolescent female friendship and discovering the darkest parts of yourself. Many critics have compared Girls on Fire to Jeffrey ...
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Skyrim, or Iceland

Iceland has been extremely high on my wanderlust list for several years, and February truly seemed to be the time to visit. A few of my pals were travelling there ...
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A Decadent Week in Amsterdam & Bruges

As we're incredibly classy adults, our idea of decadence involves carbs for breakfast, purdy old buildings and alcoholic beverages with every meal! Our first full day in Amsterdam coincided with ...
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Asking For It

Rarely have I read a book which is as relentless as 'Asking For It' by Louise O'Neill. I was familiar with 'Only Ever Yours', but I didn't expect this novel ...
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Only Ever Yours and The Handmaid’s Tale

When I was seventeen, I read Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale'. It was one of the first texts which awakened me to the idea of feminism and it remains on my bookshelf ...
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Star Wars

There's something intimidating about not being part of a fandom, especially one which is as large and omnipresent as Star Wars. Despite my parents being a film geek and ...
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The Man in the High Castle

Amazon Studios released Season One of 'The Man in the High Castle' in late November, catering to our desire for instant gratification and the modern trend towards binge-watching TV shows ...
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Retreat to Budapest

This was my first experience of solo travelling. I wasn't in the best head space at home and knew I needed to do something for myself and by myself. So I decided ...
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Humans

SPOILERS. As soon as I saw the advert for Channel 4's Humans, I was intrigued. Based on a Swedish programme, 'Real Humans' (here's a Den of Geek article comparing the ...
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The Lake District

I moved back to London after graduating, and the summer's been a bit of a whirl of catching up with folk, working several jobs and doing all the artsy things ...
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Berlin: A City Divided

Germany is one of my favourite places in Europe, and in 2013 some friends and I embarked on a Euro-trip which ended in Frankfurt. The dream was to get to ...
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