21 Great Summer Movies

Don’t get me wrong, English summertime is beautiful; meadows, beaches, picnics, beer gardens, music festivals, but oh the weather can be a little unpredictable. The past few weeks have been glorious here in the deeply pleasant countryside, but just when you have...

7 Magical Irish Films

Ok, so not all of these films are magical as such, but there is something about them, something that the mystical beauty of the Emerald Isle brings that makes them special. They are not high brow or political, but they are charming.   My great-granny was an Irish...

Halloween Approaches

  Phew! What a week! I’ve pretty much been in hibernation finishing an essay, and keeping myself alert with americanos and strong smelling scented candles. Ah. With my uni work now submitted I can come up for air and thoroughly enjoy one of my favourite...

Christmas is nearly here!

  I’ve had a busy week or so finishing the first draft of my novel and visiting Rome. This week I also went to see The Nutcracker and went ice skating at Somerset House, two Christmas activities that I’d like to make a yearly tradition. So I’m...

My pick of the best Christmas movies (Spoilers)

    When I was a child, one of the most exciting things about Christmas (apart from the food and presents) was getting my hands on a copy of the Christmas edition of Radio Times magazine. I’d ¬†go through it cover to cover, highlighting all the TV shows...

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