I have mostly talked about unsuccessful, at least to readers and movie critics, but what about the successful ones. There have been many successful adaptations of books including The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones etc. These tv shows and films transfer the best parts of the base text onto the screen. So how … Continue reading Successful Adaptations
Mental Health and Comedy As I’ve said I love podcasts and one podcast I listen to is The Hilarious World of Depression. The host interviews comedians with mental illnesses, the fist thing he asks them is, “Is Depression Funny?”. Everyone's answer is a little different. But, the most interesting thing to me as a lover … Continue reading Mental Health and Comedy
My parents have always been a little different from many others, well my whole family really. When my family and I went on holiday a few years ago it was my mum, aunt, second cousin, one of my nephews and myself. Explaining this to a coach full of people is tedious, to say the least. … Continue reading Having Older Parents
Taking a day to myself to just be a bum is hard when you are filled with anxiety and self-loathing. I tend to feel super guilty if I don’t do anything productive. So here’s a list of things I do that feel productive but are really for yourself. 1. Paint your nails, this … Continue reading Little Productive Things to do on a “Lazy” Day
I’m sick and it’s everyone's fault! I was going to do a proper Friday Thoughts like I usually do but I just can’t be bothered. We’ll I want to be bothered but I’m sick, have loads of coursework to do and my top Uni choice has still not replied to me so Fuck it. I’m … Continue reading I’m sick and It’s Everyones Fault!
Fifty Shades of Grey has broken records, made British author E.L. James an almost “overnight” success millionaire and it’s first two instalments have been adapted into equally successful films. However, it’s perplexing to most people how this has happened. The book and movies have an equal amount of horrific reviews and controversy. The writing of … Continue reading The Strange Popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey
A list of things that I use to help/control my mental health; I take meds which I have found very helpful so for me it’s an essential. Technology, such as earphones and my phone have become very helpful. I use then earphones to keep my mind off things with awesome podcasts (You can see a … Continue reading My Mental Health Essentials