My final dissertation piece was a short-ish story. It landed me a massive 2:1 and was very happy with the final result. This is the first section, I have worked on it since and hope to make it something a little bigger. This is the beginning of what I submitted: Pretty Thing Charlotte I winced … Continue reading Pretty Thing (Dissertation Excerpt)
Pinocchio Carlo Collodi Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions 1995 Everyone knows the Disney story of Pinocchio, the cute little puppet learns right from wrong with the help of his father and a little cricket. The sweet tale changes as Pinocchio is strayed from the path and encounters a lot of obstacles before ending up inside a whale! … Continue reading Pinocchio- Carlo Collodi
I just wanted to write a quick update on where I am and where this blog is going. I know it's been ages since my last post... almost four months, but I can say that after three hard, long, stressful years I am graduating with a 2:1!!! Couldn't be prouder of myself but I am … Continue reading I’m Back!!!
As he eyed the marks on the door, where it looked like a bolt had been, a thorn scratched Reggie’s hand, forming a painful, bloody mark across his black and white rose tattoo. He was wary of the desolate cabin, which was now becoming quite eerie. With only his phone torch to lead him in, … Continue reading Black Sheep
I'm an crazy busy at the moment with my university work! Note to everyone: third year is HARD! Anyway I am trying to find the time to squeeze everything in, but my deadlines are coming in thick and fast and for the duration between now and May, I will struggle creating a post for every … Continue reading Apologies!!!
We became black shapes dancing with the waves for all the humans watching for all the humans waiting we became a display piece a one-time show for all the humans watching for all the humans waiting we lost all our freedom forced to perform for all the humans watching for … Continue reading Orca
After a nice lie in, we woke up to pack and get ready for a 12pm checkout. I definitely miss the heavenly fluffy pillows that the hotel provided! (Almost took one with me) Checking out, we left our stuff with the hotel and ventured out to the square for the last time. We headed straight … Continue reading Kraków- Day Five (LAST DAY)
Woke up nice and fresh this morning! Today was the day we planned to venture to the Zakopane mountains, however it was absolutely freezing and we found out later there was a ski event on. Instead, we decided to look for a proper English breakfast in the main square, and failing that we ended up … Continue reading Kraków- Day Four
Today did not start off well, a pounding head and no water to comfort my dry mouth! Peeling ourselves out of our pit, we went for a long walk. We ended up seeing two beautiful castles and a stunning synagogue. The buildings are beautiful in Kraków, no litter surrounds the area. We managed to find … Continue reading Krakow- Day Three
We started the day with a trip to the local Tesco. It was extremely cold, which we expected in the middle of Jan, but I did not wrap up enough and it was -6! Stocked up on the necessities, toothbrush, toothpaste, makeup wipes, we came back to get ready for the day. We decided to … Continue reading Krakow- Day Two