I Heard A Noise Outside…

I am home alone tonight. Dare I admit that I enjoy my own company perhaps a bit too much, and sometimes the peace of a silent house is enjoyable. Not that I dislike my family. However, you can afford yourself personal pleasures without the pry of other people. I sat down at the kitchen table, … Continue reading I Heard A Noise Outside…

Book Review | The Death of Ivan Ilyich – Leo Tolstoy

Wow! This was my first Tolstoy, and also my first experience of Russian literature. I thought it was a brilliant book, if not a bit frustrating at times due to the sheer ignorance and attitude of our protagonist, Ivan Ilyich. Although, that was the intention. Synopsis Hailed as one of the world's supreme masterpieces on … Continue reading Book Review | The Death of Ivan Ilyich – Leo Tolstoy

Book Review | If You Still Recognise Me – Cynthia So (Spoiler Free!)

I mentioned I’d like to do a review of this book because it speaks to rekindling old relationships, which I felt was relevant to what I am doing in revisiting my beloved blog to post all sorts of random things!  ‘If You Still Recognise Me’ is ‘a lyrical contemporary story about falling in love and … Continue reading Book Review | If You Still Recognise Me – Cynthia So (Spoiler Free!)

Parasocial Relationships + Celebrity Break Ups

Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn have allegedly broken up. For some odd reason, I feel very affected by this change in my own life. I have been disrupted because I care so much about Taylor through listening to her songs, and watching media surrounding her. Here’s another parasocial relationship I hold that I wasn’t quite … Continue reading Parasocial Relationships + Celebrity Break Ups


If you’re anything like me, you think you say too much. You’re an ‘over-sharer’ (or at least, conscious of being one) I know not everyone is like this. It’s hard for me to like this part of myself because I am so critical of it. I don’t criticise this quality in other people. I am … Continue reading Oversharing?