Month: July 2017

Fan Entitlement

I’m a fan! We’re both fans. Of many things. Find us on twitter, give us a topic and we’ll talk… at length, whether you want us to or not. We love music (Panic! At the Disco, MCR, The Killers), TV (Buffy, Hex, Star Trek…

Remembering Hex

Today as part of our post-YALC and Kevin Smith come down, we didn’t want to leave the house. Feeling rather nostalgic and yearning for our uni days, Gem picked our go to TV show: Hex. The show ran for two asymmetrical seasons from 2004…

Buffy Chat

What is your first memory of the show? Han: The first two episodes, Welcome to the Hellmouth and The Harvest, aired as a mini movie 30th December 1997. As we only had one TV and my father wouldn’t have allowed me to watch it,…

Galaxy Quest

Background It was May half term holiday of 1999. I’d had a crush on this lad in the year above who I’d met in September that academic year. He’d asked me out for that holiday and we were meant to go and see Kevin…

The Hitman’s Bodyguard- 15 #Hanreview

The Hitman’s Bodyguard- 15 Release date:17th August 2017 Tagline: Never let him out of your sight. Never let your guard down. Never fall in love. Starring: Samuel L Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, Gary Oldman From IMDB: The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a…

Heartbreak

I'm on the way to a wedding. I'm going stag and that was always the plan. Just as I will be when I attend my brother's wedding in two weeks time. It's strange how, in a really romantic setting, I've snapped out of my…

Han needs to love herself first.

I have a 40 minute commute ahead of me. I’m finding it easier to read most mornings than scoure the internet. I lose myself in other people’s voices. Their worlds wrap around me like a blanket and hug me until I’m ready (forced) to…

WBN 2013

Spine- Dark Blue Key: Own WBN Own non WBN WBN I gave out Read Notes The Reader Last Night Another Soldier The Knife of Letting Go Casino Royale The Island Why Be Happy When You Could be Normal? Me Before You Damage The Script…

WBN 2012

Spine- Green Key: Own WBN Own non WBN Read Notes How I Live Now The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic The Remains of the Day Room The Damned United Misery I did have two copies of this book, but to get over someone last…

WBN 2011

Spine- Dark Blue Key: Own WBN Own non WBN Read Notes Life of Pi The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime Love in the Time of Cholera A Fine Balance Stuart, A Life Backwards I did own this as both WBN and…

Charity Shop Hunting- WBN

So, I’ve taken up an old hobby of mine. There’s nothing more satisfying than finding a book you’re looking for to complete a collection while looking in charity shops. Firstly there’s the thrill of finding that needle in a haystack. Then there’s the knowledge…