The Personification and Justification of Love in the Harry Potter Series And why J.K. Rowling did what she did!

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Quick note: I wrote this a very long time ago, and just copied it from Facebook now, but I thought that my Harry Potter essays deserved to be seen on my blog, just because of the time I spent on them! and yes, that is my replica Hufflepuff cup <:) I absolutely love Harry Potter, […]

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The Power of Twitter and making Wonderful Connections – Part Two –

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When I shared ‘The Power of Twitter and making Wonderful Connections’ blog entry the other day, I had no idea how helpful it would be for those in the #amwriting community. After putting it up, I was inundated with users thanking me for imparting so many tips – and later that afternoon – quickly realised […]

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What J.M. Barrie’s classic ‘Neverland’ means to me, and why ‘growing up’ has such a powerful effect

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There is nowhere else in the world that I feel so strongly about, and that includes Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In fact – the mere idea that I’ll never be able to fly to the second star to the right, and run about on the island with The Lost Boys; and eat imaginary […]

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Bass, books, voices, and believing in my writing again :)

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I’m really pleased to say that despite all the struggles this year has brought, things are – fingers crossed – beginning to seem brighter. As I mentioned in the last entry, I have started to learn bass guitar. It’s going well! There are lots of skills that I need to hone in order to play […]

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‘I’ve been to the Year 3000,’ (and back again) BASS MANIA!

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When my singing teacher joked, “You’ve played the keyboard in videos now, you should play the bass next time!” I allowed myself a giggle. Me? A bass player? The idea was ludicrous; a notion for a comedy show…. and yet…. The next evening, Dad suggested that I try his out. It took me five minutes […]

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‘Life on Mars’: Why the TV series is so close to my heart; and an exploration into Sam Tyler’s ‘realities’ Warning: CONTAINS SPOILERS

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Personal Views I have wanted to write this essay for three nights, and finally, I am ready to get it all out. There are some TV series that have a lasting, profound effect on me. Life on Mars is just that. When it came onto our screens in 2006, it wasn’t only addictive because it […]

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