41 names from Harry Potter that are weird in Dutch

22nd June 2020

If you read my last blogpost, you’ll have found a ton of ways to get to grips with the Dutch language. One thing that I seemed to miss out though (weirdly enough given my love of reading), was how much you should read in your target language. It’s a biggie. When I began to get […]

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A few more films for the self-isolated

24th April 2020

So apparently all I do in self-isolation is watch stuff, because I am here with another dose of ‘films I watched this month so you gotta watch them too’. If you didn’t catch my last post about dark and gritty films to wrap your eyes around, you’ll find it here! It’s got a few recommendations […]

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4 dark and gritty films to watch during self-isolation

7th April 2020

Hey guys, how’s self isolation treating you all? We’re on day… 26, I believe, of staying put and staying safe, and to pass the time, I’ve been delving into Netflix’s back catalogue, looking for films to while away the hours. I’m a fan of thrillers, horrors and generally dark and gritty films that make me […]

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Review: Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

1st April 2020

I managed to inhale Margaret Atwood’s Oryx & Crake pretty quickly. I’d been eyeing it up for a while on the e-book store, and knew that it would be my first purchase once I got my hands on my new Kobo. Keep on reading for my review of this book, and beware: *This review may […]

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Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Daisy Jones & The Six

29th August 2019

I’m somewhat of an embarrassment: I’m not really into music as one expects one to be reading a fictional biopic of a 70’s rock band. Hell, I couldn’t even name a 70’s rock band. Like I feel like I could say Led Zeppelin (?????) and not be completely wrong (???) but it’s literally a stab […]

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Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls

20th August 2019

City of Girls landed top spot on my ‘to be read’ list on account of its front cover. That’s right, I based a book on its cover and I am so thankful that I did. I adored this novel. 19-year-old Vivian Morris is banished to live with her aunt in New York after failing a […]

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