[THIS IS] Cheltenham Literature Festival 2019

In my recent post on Instagram about Cheltenham Literature Festival, I dubbed it the ‘festival of choice for book nerds’… And it truly is! One of the biggest and longest-running literary festivals, Cheltenham hugely benefits from both a large festival site and also the bustling and popular town itself. The Continue Reading

Graduating, Again

Despite spending 3 years there, I had no idea that Oxford University gives you an honorary Masters degree about four years after you’ve graduated. Yep. So I now (technically) have two Masters degrees, but no BA, because the MA (Oxon) replaces whatever Bachelor’s degree you achieved at Oxford. Very strange, Continue Reading

Favourites from Fall

I thought I’d put together a bit of an overview of some of my favourite things of the last few months, including some of the books I’ve managed to read in the depths of dissertation writing, but mostly the things I’ve been doing and places which I’ve been visiting. I’m Continue Reading

Laura Bates – Misogynation

Last Wednesday, I headed back into Oxford after work to attend a talk by Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism project, successful author, and possibly one of the most articulate people I have ever heard speak in public. The talk was held in the Sheldonian Theatre – always lovely Continue Reading

A Beginner’s Guide to Skiing (sort of)

Skiing. Anyone who’s been raves about it, and people who haven’t appear generally indifferent to it. Whether the latter comes through jealousy or inability to go skiing, or whether it is simply an indifference towards the activity, depends on the person. Before going skiing, I can safely say I was Continue Reading

A Classic Cotswolds Escape

This is a bit of a belated post, but it’s something I did want to write about. Last weekend, Matt and I went away on the Friday night for our anniversary, to a little hotel near Broadway, which isn’t that far away from where I live in the Cotswolds. It’s a Continue Reading

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