Christmas Nights Out and Assignment Stress

I was out last night for my work Christmas meal, and I ended up going out for some drinks with work friends. I ended up having such a great time and it released some of the tension I was feeling from my assignments. It’s really important to make sure that you are releasing stress and taking some time out for you – it always genuinely surprises me the uplifting feeling I get after spending some time being social.


Reading

Finished reading:
Shadow and Bone, by Leigh Bardugo
Finally got my review up on this book! I love Bardugo’s writing so much and that’s why my review sounds like a massive love poem to her!

Currently reading:
Girls of Paper and Fire, by Natasha Ngan
I’m still having loads of fun reading this with my friend, the pace is really picking up and I’m loving the blossoming relationship between the girls.

Furyborn, by Claire Legrand
I am so excited to be reading this, the first book was absolutely amazing and I’m really hoping this lives up to the hype.

Next to read:
Daisy and the Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
My friend bought me this for my birthday, and I can’t wait to get around to it. I have heard nothing but good reviews about this and everyone seems to be raving about it.


Watching

Currently watching:
Mindhunter
I’m at episode 2 currently and I’m hooked already. Looking at criminology and sociology to think about minds of killers and why they act the way they do – is just right up my street. It’s so interesting and I just want to binge it all.

Next to watch:
The Crown season 3
It got uploaded today! I can’t wait to get around to it because I really love Olivia Coleman. The other seasons were amazing and I want to be able to watch the next season as quickly as I can.


Blogging

For the 4th week in a row now my posts have been mentioned on #thisweekinpr’s blog post, in the top #prstudent section! I’m really excited to be carrying on with that section of my blog as well, because it encourages me to expand the PR section.

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  • Sunday at the Newark Book Festival

    July 13, 2020 by

    I only had one event scheduled for the Sunday, but I was quite excited to attend the session and wrap up my Newark Book Festival 2020 experience. Overall the festival has been a highly enjoyable event, I’ve loved the opportunity to log into these sessions and relax at home while listening to authors discuss some… Read more

  • Saturday at the Newark Book Festival

    July 12, 2020 by

    I attended the Newark Book Festival last year with Siren FM, and I never imagined that the events would take place online this year! Even so, I have loved attending two events virtually today and I have so many thoughts. I never need an excuse to discuss books or listen to people talking about books!… Read more

  • Girl, Woman, Other

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    Book Review Book: Girl, Woman, OtherAuthor: Bernardine EvaristoYear: 2019Pages: 453Synopsis: “Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years. Joyfully polyphonic and vibrantly contemporary, this is a gloriously new kind… Read more

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-personally, Emma

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