Building My Empire, One Brick At A Time


March 2017

Cosplay: Convention Essentials

Conventions are the best places for cosplaying and finding your inner nerd. However, those of us who are Con veterans and can reliably say that it can be war! There's gonna be a lot of people, walking, tempting expensive items,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft

Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez is the first in a horror comic book series centred around a family struck by tragedy. The violent loss of their father leads to the Locke... Continue Reading →


Bullying can occur anywhere: schools, workplaces, home. Anywhere there is someone different and an environment that perpetuates separation. Bullying is everywhere. I myself was bullied in my primary school years, I actually don’t remember a lot of the specifics but... Continue Reading →

COSPLAY: 10 Making Your Cosplay Essentials

There are some must-have items for beginners who are planning on making their own cosplay. I’m going to be focusing on no-sew items for novices. I had some help from the UK Cosplay Facebook group! 1.Stick it to the man... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Equality Illusion

The Equality Illusion: The Truth about Women and Men Today by Kat Banyard This non-fiction feminist manifesto takes on the people who protest that sexism is of the past and females are more equal to men than ever. With interviews,... Continue Reading →

The Voice of Self-Loathing

I am a very self-critical person, I expect things from myself that I would never expect from others and when I am not this perfect version of myself I have in my head it can upset me and cause a... Continue Reading →

COSPLAY: Getting Started

Welcome to my new series concentrating on Cosplay. I have always loved dressing up either for Halloween, performances, contests etc. I had been following cosplayers for a while and wanted to get involved but anxiety and low-confidence kept me in... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Book Characters

Characters are really important in books, they carry the plot and when a reader connects with a character it can create a great relationship for years to come. Like many readers, I have favourite characters but the list is ever... Continue Reading →

Things I do in spite of mental illness

I’ve talked about the things that I’ve done BECAUSE of my combined anxiety and depression but I wanted to also tell all you lovely readers about the things I do in SPITE of my silly little brain. 1.Survived GCSEs and... Continue Reading →

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