My Travel Snow Globe Collection.

Hi, readers! Today, in the midst of the COVID-19 isolation period, I thought I would take time to document my travel snow globe collection. At 19 years old, I have managed to collect a total of 24 snow globes from my most memorable holiday destinations and have displayed each one of them in my bedroom. …

My Summer 2019 ☀️ (oh, and exams are over 😍)

Having well finished the month of June, I can now happily say that the exam season is finished and summer 2019 has officially started! More than anything I would love to say that all nine exams went perfectly to plan, but unfortunately this was not the case. The college’s leavers day celebrations interuppted my first …

An Overview of ‘The Good Morrow’ by John Donne.

Hi all, In this post, I will be exploring the ways in which ‘The Good Morrow’ by John Donne may be clearly defined as a metaphysical poem. Below is the video that inspired this post.  I wanted to share it here as I found it particularly beautiful as an audible version of Donne’s ‘Good Morrow’. …

What do I love about English Literature? (& university applications)

Hi all, Unfortunately, I have been so busy at college recently that I have been forced to prioritise revision over blogging. Hopefully, this is about to change. I have finally finalised all of my university applications and so all I need to do now is wait for offers… (Whilst ensure that I meet the entrance …

My Cambridge Essay: Must literature reflect a desire to ‘give meaning and order to our lives’?

After starting the summer holidays I began to write an essay on the meaning and order in life for a Cambridge essay competition. I put a lot of work into this essay and thought I would share it on my blog. Let me know what your thoughts are! ‘We are constantly endeavouring to give meaning …

Don’t worry, be happy!

During my travels in France, I have gained many experiences which help in greatly in day to day life. I am lucky enough to have contact, and a strong relationship, with a lovely family in France named the Batisse family. In the three times that I have travelled to France to see them, they have …

Next book? You decide.

Hi all, As a libra, I carry the indecisive trait and a recent trip to Waterstones has left me choosing between Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Jane Austen’s Emma- one of which will constitute my holiday reading in India. However, I thought it’d be interesting to hear some external opinions on the two classics through my …