Monty the Penguin
TV

John Lewis Christmas Adverts: My Definitive Ranking

Every year, there’s one telly event that us Brits look forward to, and that’s the launch of the John Lewis Christmas advert. Over the years they’ve graced us with some fantastic ads that have really pulled at the heartstrings and got us feeling all warm inside in the run up to Christmas. After the absolute… Continue reading John Lewis Christmas Adverts: My Definitive Ranking

Normal People E2 - Connell & Marianne
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Crazy Lady Watches Normal People: Episodes 1 & 2

At the time of writing, I’m currently on my fourteenth watch through of Normal People. Don’t judge me. As I’ve said before, I’m doing what I can to get through this piece of shit lockdown. In my case, that’s putting myself through the intense emotional trauma that is Normal People, while counteracting it with Paul… Continue reading Crazy Lady Watches Normal People: Episodes 1 & 2

Parks & Recreation Cast
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Ten of My Favourite Parks & Recreation Moments

We were very late to the party discovering Parks & Recreation. It was a show that we only discovered about two years ago, and as two people that were used to the classic sitcom set-up, it was certainly strange getting used to the mockumentary style the show is set in. Despite that, it’s since become… Continue reading Ten of My Favourite Parks & Recreation Moments

Slay Queen Flatlay
TV

Ten of the Most Badass Female Characters in TV | International Women’s Day 2020

Yesterday was International Women’s Day, so I wanted to mark the occasion with a themed post. Last year, I wrote about some of the most awesome women I admire, and this year I wanted to do something a little different. Given that I virtually do nothing else other than binge watch Netflix, I thought I’d… Continue reading Ten of the Most Badass Female Characters in TV | International Women’s Day 2020

Main Characters in Inside Out
Books, Film & Music, TV

My Favourite Mental Health Portrayals in TV and Film

My own mental health condition means that I tend to take a liking towards films and TV shows that feature mental health themes. Obviously they’re not the only things I watch, but as an ex-psychology student, my curiosity gets the better of me. I’m not sure specifically what the appeal is, but I find the… Continue reading My Favourite Mental Health Portrayals in TV and Film

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My TV Highlights of 2019

2019 was definitely the year that we branched out in terms of telly. Normally, we stick to our usual boxsets and reruns, but this year we went for quite a few new bits. Well, it wasn’t exactly new new, but it was stuff we haven’t seen before, which I’m counting as new. So, as we’re… Continue reading My TV Highlights of 2019

Sheldon, Penny, Leonard and Bernadette stand in the laundry room going through a pile of clothing.
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My Top Ten Episodes of The Big Bang Theory

16th May 2021:It's almost 2 years since the final episode of The Big Bang Theory aired, so I thought now would be a good time to re-share an old post! When I first wrote this post on the 23rd May 2019, the final ever episodes of The Big Bang Theory were airing in the US.… Continue reading My Top Ten Episodes of The Big Bang Theory

Mental Health & Wellbeing, TV

Self Care TV: 5 Shows to Watch When You’re Feeling Like Crap

I struggle with self care. There’s a number of reasons why that is - finding the time is definitely the main one. I often feel guilty when it comes to taking some time out for myself, mainly because I know there’s so many other things that I ought to be doing. One half of my… Continue reading Self Care TV: 5 Shows to Watch When You’re Feeling Like Crap