YALC 2017 | A Friday Book Haul.

This year has been the first year I’ve spent at London Film and Comic Con & the Young Adult Literature Convention where I have attended on more than one day! Luckily for me, Showmasters put on one of the most chilled out conventions I’ve ever been to, so I’ve never felt stressed out due to crowds, whenever I’ve attended. Previous years, I’ve only attended on … Continue reading YALC 2017 | A Friday Book Haul.

Five Convention Season Tips If You’re a Noob like Me. 

Last weekend, I went to my first convention outside of London! Jen, Abbie, Jess and I attended the Telford Fanzone at the Telford International Centre in, you guessed it, Telford. I’ve previously attended MCM London Comic Con at the Excel Centre, which wasn’t for me due to the excessive amount of people. I’ve also attended London Film and Comic Con for the Young Adult Literature Convention, … Continue reading Five Convention Season Tips If You’re a Noob like Me. 

Film Review | Bitter Harvest

Title: Bitter Harvest
Director: George Mendeluk
Writer: Richard Bachynsky Hoover
Cast: Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Terence Stamp
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3182620/

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*from Google.

Synopsis:

Based on true events BITTER HARVEST is a powerful story of love, honour, rebellion and survival as seen through the eyes of two young lovers caught in the ravages of Joseph Stalin’s genocidal policies against Ukraine in the 1930s. As Stalin advances the ambitions of the burgeoning Soviet Union, a young artist named Yuri (Max Irons) battles to survive famine, imprisonment and torture to save his childhood sweetheart Natalka (Samantha Barks) from the “Holodomor,” the death-by-starvation program which ultimately killed millions of Ukrainians. Against this tragic backdrop, Yuri escapes from a Soviet prison and joins the anti-Bolshevik resistance movement as he battles to reunite with Natalka and continue the fight for a free Ukraine.

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A Sappy Post About Impractical Jokers

Things you may not know about me: I love comedy. I love good comedy that makes people laugh without feeling like it has to offend a group of people to be funny.With The Tenderloins and their show Impractical Jokers, you get a group of friends who have known each other for 20+ years bantering with each other. And it’s hilarious because they just remind you … Continue reading A Sappy Post About Impractical Jokers

Tom Fletcher – The Christmasaurus signing @ Selfridges

Last week, my friends Jen, Claire & I went to a signing at Selfridges to celebrate the release of Tom Fletcher’s book The Christmasaurus! And what with the news of a stage show of The Christmasaurus being released earlier in the week,I thought I would write about the signing! I was particularly excited about this one as I had grown up with McFly from when I … Continue reading Tom Fletcher – The Christmasaurus signing @ Selfridges

Holly Bourne in conversation with Jennifer Niven @ Waterstones Islington

On Wednesday, my friend Tema and I attended the panel & signing at Waterstones Islington where Holly Bourne was interviewing Jennifer Niven about her YA career so far. I was super excited to see two fantastic and groundbreaking authors speak about topics from mental health to grief to them both being Ravenclaws. *Both authors were actually there, I promise – they’re not invisible in the picture … Continue reading Holly Bourne in conversation with Jennifer Niven @ Waterstones Islington