The Broken Toilet – Confessions of a Uni Student #7

I've been waiting til we move out to post this, because I really didn't want maintenance on our backs - this actually happen in March time When my flatmate Mungo told me the toilet was broken, I assumed he meant it was blocked. We'd had a lot of people over, so there were a lot … Continue reading The Broken Toilet – Confessions of a Uni Student #7

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The Song of Achilles – Book Review

Title: The Song of Achilles Author: Madeline Miller Genre: Mythology retelling, Fantasy, Romance Format: Paperback My Rating: 4/5 stars Summary (from Goodreads): Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. By all rights their paths should never cross, but Achilles takes the shamed … Continue reading The Song of Achilles – Book Review

Saying Goodbye

I saw a sign the other day, and it said something like "The only time goodbye is painful is when you know you'll never say hello again." It's a nice sentiment, I guess - goodbyes can be temporary, and by all means they shouldn't hurt. And living away from one another can sometimes help - … Continue reading Saying Goodbye

Madame Bovary – Book Review

Title: Madame Bovary Author: Gustave Flaubert Genre: Literary Realism Format: Paperback My Rating: 2/5 stars Summary (from Goodreads): When Emma Rouault marries Charles Bovary she imagines she will pass into the life of luxury and passion that she reads about in sentimental novels and women's magazines. But Charles is a dull country doctor, and provincial life is very different from … Continue reading Madame Bovary – Book Review