Disney just released the first proper trailer for the live action version of Beauty and the Beast. Whilst stalling on my next NatNoWriMo daily word count target yesterday I couldn’t resist a little click of the mouse. The moment that music started I was transported back to the original movie and how magical it had… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast
I think one of the falsehoods that single people torture themselves with is the notion of happily ever after. I don’t mean the most dominant aspect of this notion; about finding a soulmate to complete you and shower you with perfect romance. What I mean is the idea that once you are with your partner… Continue reading Happily Ever After?
I have been sorting out my clothes. I would say my wardrobe but that is just a small element of the way that I store my clothes. There are also drawers and boxes all holding things that I sometimes wear. I always think that I don’t have many clothes, a belief that is based on… Continue reading Clothing
I have been having a slow burn love affair with French films, food, music, buildings, lifestyles, and, well all things French. I am aware that this Francophile thing isn’t unique, especially with middle-class English people. The French are just over there and seem so cool and stylish and unlike us. I think one of the… Continue reading French Women
So it seems that there are rumours that Elsa, from Frozen, might be gay in the sequel. Now I think that on some level that would be awesome; a Disney princess being gay. It would be good for little girls, and those fans who are or not quite so young, to see a clever, talented… Continue reading Single or gay – which is braver?
“The archetype of the spinster is still alive in our unconscious: she has simply morphed into her present incarnation as the woman alone – that is to say, into the stoic, sometimes quietly mournful woman who has missed out on the possibility of finding a partner and carried some shame and guilt about it.” On… Continue reading On My Own
Is it truly possible that I can call myself a writer? When are you the thing that you aspire to be if there is no actual job vacancy? Is it the mere act of writing that makes you a writer or does it only count when you are published in some way; is money the… Continue reading Writer?