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My 2017 ‘To Be Read’ List

I want to read more. Yes, I am an English Literature student, and yes, I do read a lot. However, it’s very rare these days that I get to read for myself, to read books that I choose for once. For this reason, I have compiled a little ‘to be read’ list.  – The Harry Potter series. … Continue reading My 2017 ‘To Be Read’ List

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Dream Big

We’ve all got dreams, some big, some small. You may dream of a holiday in the tropics, of winning the lottery or having the fastest sports car. You may dream of having the ‘perfect’ life, a nice house, a partner and three gorgeous little kids. Dreams vary from person to person and can change faster… Continue reading Dream Big

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…and relax: Top Five Tips for Relaxation 

In a world that’s so stressful it’s not very often that people make time for themselves. Stress is a daily occurrence for an alarming amount of people, and how many of these people actually attempt to combat this?! So, in true Rachel fashion, I’ve decided to share with you all some of my favourite ways… Continue reading …and relax: Top Five Tips for Relaxation 

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A coffee date with…myself

It’s nice to spend time alone, sometimes. It’s nice to just chill and relax, forgetting all your worries and cares. As I’m writing this, I am sat alone in Costa where I have just eaten a late lunch, had a tea and cake and read in preparation for my lecture tomorrow (Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night if… Continue reading A coffee date with…myself

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Book Tag 

Today’s post is another different one for me. I’ve been tagged by the lovely Emily of https://readyourtroublesaway.wordpress.com/ to do this amazing book tag, and it’s a must read for any fellow bibliophiles! Here goes! 1. Read only series or standalones?  I don’t really read series’. I do have The Hunger Games trilogy say on my… Continue reading Book Tag 

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Fresh starts and new beginnings…back to university musings.

Well, it seems that finally summer is coming to an end, with school beginning two weeks ago, and university looming around the corner, autumn is certainly on its way. September has always been one of my favourite months and I am one of those people who quietly hates the summer and wishes for colder months…but… Continue reading Fresh starts and new beginnings…back to university musings.