A Darker Shade Of Magic | Book Review

Title: A Darker Shade Of Magic Author: V E Schwab Series: Shades of Magic #1 Publisher: Tor Books Publishing Date: 24th February 2015 I must begin by saying that the first time I read A Darker Shade of Magic I wasn't that impressed. I thought it to be decent and even good when the story … Continue reading A Darker Shade Of Magic | Book Review

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What I did for the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, 2018

For those of you who don't know Monday 24th September, or the 15th of the 8th month on the lunar calendar, was Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the more major Chinese festivals. The legend of the Mid-Autumn festival is that of Chang E: 'Once upon a time there were 10 suns in the sky, which resulted … Continue reading What I did for the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, 2018

Modern Day Feminism

I did a guest post on Ally’s blog: Cute But Awkward, so go check that out as well as the rest of her blog too!

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Hey guys, this is a post by Debbie from Brewing Colour. She’s a feminist who contacted me to write a guest post on feminism *obv tho*. But enough talking, Ally! May I present *drumroll please* Debbie!

Like Ally, I’m a feminist, and although I don’t necessarily agree with all of her views, I do agree on how the term has been distorted in modern day society.

Feminism slowly has been equated, by some, to man-hating, women having power over men, et cetera, et cetera, in fact, I know some girls/women who would adamantly refuse that they believe or support any kind of feminist movement. Equality, of course they believe in, but feminism? Not so much.

It’s strange when you think about it, especially since the Oxford Dictionary’s definition is ‘the advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.’ Essentially, if we go by…

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Chat-Tea | June 18 : Home Straight From Here

GCSEs, an acronym with more work attached than I thought possible, but at least they're nearly over. Although at the same time they're a lot less stressful than I initially imagined, with everyone amping up expectations into some hellish experience, and despite them being pretty bad, they certainly haven't been that dreadful. So once they're … Continue reading Chat-Tea | June 18 : Home Straight From Here

A Real Threat to Democracy

Populism is defined as ‘support for the concerns of ordinary people’. This statement alone leaves connotations of a happy, satisfied society working alongside an agreeable government, but there’s more to it than you’d think. Populist philosophy has been steadily increasing in the last 25-30 years, however recently there’s been a noticeable acceleration. The philosophy itself … Continue reading A Real Threat to Democracy