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a girl living in the wrong century who loves reading, writing and all things book-ish

Review: ‘Everyday Sexism’ by Laura Bates

I picked up this book from a special table in Waterstones aimed at displaying feminist reads, and I couldn't go away without buying something! I have wanted to read this book for a while, after hearing about the Everyday Sexism... Continue Reading →

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Review: ‘Jane Digby’s Diary: To Begin, Begin’ by C. R. Hurst

I reviewed this book in exchange for an online copy of the book. I really enjoyed reading this book, and learning about Jane Digby, an English heroine and strong woman whom I previously knew very little about. Despite being written... Continue Reading →

The Mystery Blogger Award #2

Hi again! I was recently nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by Leo Lozado- check out his fantastic blog here. Thank you so much for nominating me, I've not done one of these posts for ages, so I'm excited to... Continue Reading →

Ireland: A Move in the Right Direction?

Hi, all. First, I just wanted to announce that I have finally finished exams, so you'll be hearing a lot more from me in the coming months! And secondly, I wanted to celebrate something far more important. Yesterday, on 26th... Continue Reading →

Misogyny- what’s it all about?

Hi there! This is a crucial time of year for me, as I am revising for my end of year exams, finishing up my first year of University. So of course, I thought that I should take a break from... Continue Reading →

Sylvia Plath

Hi again! I thought I would just do a quick post today, as I already posted my review of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee recently. You can check out my review here. So today I thought I'd say... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee

Hi there! So, it's the Easter holidays, and despite having time off University, I've still been so busy with work that I've not been very active on my blog... I'm looking forward to the Summer when I can read as... Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day

Seeing as it's International Women's Day today, I thought I'd do a quick listicle about modern feminism, and some common misconceptions of what feminism means- or what a feminist is. For last year's International Women's Day post, click here. As... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Role Models for Women Today

Hi there! Happy New Year! For those living in England, 2018 is the 'Year of the Woman', due to the fact that we (well, women over 35, anyway) received the vote for the first time 100 years ago. So, I... Continue Reading →

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