Building My Empire, One Brick At A Time


January 2017

The Vampire Academy Movie

What you don’t want an adaptation of an incredibly popular series to do is stop the people liking the series altogether. Sadly, this is what The Vampire Academy movie did for me.   Vampire Academy is a best-selling series of six young... Continue Reading →

Education and Mental Illness

I love learning. I read as much as possible and can crush a general knowledge quiz. I am very thankful that I was provided with free education up to a certain point. However, the education system is not the best... Continue Reading →

My Planning Obsession.

I’ve always been obsessed with stationary and notebooks. So, when I discovered the planning community it was like finding a new drug. I’ve tried a few different planning systems. The popular bullet journal that requires time and patience I do... Continue Reading →

The Maximum Ride Movie

The Maximum Ride series is a nine book YA series by James Patterson about a group of genetically modified winged kids with individual abilities who have been rescued from the lab they were kept in, codenamed “School”, by one of... Continue Reading →

Why We Marched!

This is not my usual mental health Monday post but this is important and I felt I needed to write about this. On the 21st January 2017, I attended the women’s march in London, one of 673 marches Global, and... Continue Reading →


I am not ashamed of my period! The menstrual cycle is one of the most openly shamed bodily functions. Grown men flinch at the sight of tampons, my own mother calls sanitary towels “private things” and women feel necessary to... Continue Reading →

Book Adaptations

It’s obvious that in the last decade or so book to screen adaptations have become a very lucrative business in Hollywood. From Young Adult Fiction to Erotica the film and TV industry has obviously realised that taking an already successful... Continue Reading →

10 Things I Do Because Of Depression

  Mental health is complicated and can make you do some pretty strange things. Here are 10 things that I do because I suffer from depression.     Not want to turn off my podcast, youtube videos, tv etc. at... Continue Reading →

Podcasts I’m listening to…..

I’ve been on a big podcast kick lately. I’m not much of a music person, mostly just using 80s rock to drown to the youth on buses. But with podcasts you get some great stories and knowledge whilst being entertained.... Continue Reading →

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