post-exams thoughts

I'm finally back! Exam season is finished and I officially don't go to school anymore. Writing that feels so unfathomable and too good to be true. I still don't think I have fully adjusted to the fact that my a levels are finally over and summer has begun. I wonder how long it will take… Continue reading post-exams thoughts

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my thoughts on… the wasp factory by iain banks

Like Everything Under by Daisy Johnson,┬áThe Wasp Factory is twisted, abnormal and deranged. It follows the life of the rather disturbed Frank Cauldhame, a teenager who lives alone on a secluded island in Scotland with his manic father. In the attic of his home, he has built a Wasp Factory. This is a strange device,… Continue reading my thoughts on… the wasp factory by iain banks

the best music for studying

To help you concentrate, I've collated my favourite calming tunes. Whether you are writing notes, learning facts or forming an essay, turn on your speaker and play these tunes in the background. reflection - jinsang (life) bliss - jinsang (life) untold - jinsang (life) Again - wun two (penthouse) Nights - wun two (penthouse) Feblu… Continue reading the best music for studying

how to focus on your wellbeing

The idea of self-care and focusing on your mentality has exploded as a concept in the past few months. It is the act of maintaining, developing and improving your wellbeing and mindfulness. It includes activities that express your individuality in order to concentrate on yourself and your thoughts. It is nourishing your body, changing your… Continue reading how to focus on your wellbeing

Rory Gilmore’s Reading List

I recently stumbled across a list when aimlessly scrolling through the internet that named all of the 339 books that Rory Gilmore had read on 'Gilmore Girls'. As an avid reader and as a literature student, I thought it would be fun to share which books I have read, what I thought of them and… Continue reading Rory Gilmore’s Reading List

the journey begins

Thanks for joining me! My name is Natasha and I am currently working towards my A Levels in English Literature, Chinese and History. I am in the process of applying to University to study English Literature as an undergraduate and sometimes this can feel like an immense, impossible task. I have decided to use this… Continue reading the journey begins