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First Stardust, now Snape.

This week the world has lost two masters of artistry, what a start to 2016.

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Sisters in Belgium!

I know I haven’t posted in a while but the last couple of weeks have been pretty busy for me. On Monday, after 10 hours of travelling, my sister and I returned home from our first trip to Belgium. Despite the pretty disappointing weather, we had an amazing time and visited quite a few places in the short time we were there.

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Mad Men Finale, final thoughts [SPOILERS]


After 8 years, 7 seasons and 92 episodes, Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men reached it’s conclusion last night on AMC.

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Despite success, the Dalriada campaign isn’t over yet

Campaigners are “over the moon” following the overturning of the non-admissions policy at Dalriada Hospital, Ballycastle by the High Court.

However, it’s not over yet.

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Once Upon A Time, 4×02 ‘White Out’ – REVIEW w/spoilers!


After last weeks season premiere, ‘A Tale of Two Sisters’, I wasn’t quite sure how I felt about the Frozen storyline. Once Upon a Time has always put their own spin on the original fairytale and I just felt the first episode was a little too much like the movie – don’t get me wrong, it was great to see the ‘Frozen’ characters come to life, the costumes were amazing and the casting was spot on – Georgina Haig portrays Elsa as the troubled, frightened young woman she is and Elizabeth Lail is simply delightful to watch as Anna – but I wanted something more.

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Tragic Peaches

When I first heard the news about Peaches Geldof’s death, my first thought was ‘how could she do that to her children?’ – I know that thought might have been a little presumptuous as, at that point, nothing had been confirmed about how she died. I so hoped that it was a tragic accident, however, it turned out that I was right…

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Gillingham goes green for Medway’s first St Patrick’s Day parade

Above: Children with their homemade St Patrick’s Day banner.

With the sun shining, everyone in green and Guinness in full flow you could say that Medway’s first ever St Patrick’s Day parade was a success.

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Surviving Christmas with an Eating Disorder


It’s hard to imagine Christmas Day without the beloved turkey dinner perfected by ham, Yorkshire puddings and roast potatoes but for those with an eating disorder it’s hard to imagine anything worse.

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Father of the Rainbow Nation.

Last night at around 9:50pm, I received a breaking news update on my phone from BBC News telling me that Nelson Mandela had died aged 95. While I immediately felt shock and sadness, I wasn’t exactly sure why.

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