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Collection of Summer Beach Reads

Summer is the perfect time to catch up on some reading and even start a new series to get hooked on, so I’ve compiled some of my favourites (and some of my followers favourites). Unfortunately I don’t know how much beach reading I’ll be doing outside of my dissertation but that shouldn’t stop everyone else […]

An Event to Remember…or Forget

Sienna Harris is a girl with a plan. Her days of slaving away at Carrie’s Classic Events and More are numbered as she is on the brink of launching her own event planning company. Her relationship with Luke Price is headed in the right direction and they are approaching their one-year mark. The future is […]

Little Lady Agency

Melissa Romney-Jones can bake a perfect sponge cake, type her little heart out, and plan a party blindfolded. But none of that has helped her get far in life or in love. When she gets fired — again — she decides to market her impeccable social skills to single men. To avoid embarrassing her father, […]

Alexander McQueen at the V&A

You know when you build something up so much in your head that reality will never live up to it? Well, I’m a professional at this, so when I got the chance to go see the Alexander McQueen exhibition at the V&A I decided to keep my expectations minimal and enter with an open mind. […]

The Road of Lost Innocence

Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when she was twelve years old. For the next decade she was shuttled through the brothels that make up the sprawling sex trade of Southeast Asia. Trapped in this dangerous and desperate world, she suffered the […]

All Fall Down

This exciting new series from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Ally Carter focuses on Grace, who can best be described as a daredevil, an Army brat, and a rebel. She is also the only granddaughter of perhaps the most powerful ambassador in the world, and Grace has spent every summer of her childhood running across […]

Human Rights, Human Wrongs

Reading about human rights and seeing the images are two completely different experiences. The Human Rights, Human Wrongs exhibit covers 1945 to the early 90s “featuring more than 200 original press prints.” I didn’t know what to expect but the warning signs by the stairs told me it wasn’t for the faint of heart. The […]

10 Books To Get You Through Your Reading Slump

We’ve all been there, the dreaded reading slump when you don’t even want to think about reading. Just looking at a stack of books fills you with dread because you can’t find the energy to sit and start a new book. For me, this happens because of one of two things; one, I just finished a […]

To All the Women I Love

Happy International Women’s Day to all the loving, strong, gorgeous, talented, courageous women that I have in my life. I’m lucky to know and have each one of you in my life, even if I can’t see some of you as often as I’d like. You all continue to inspire me everyday and have shaped […]

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