When starting my Journalism diploma-having received the official letter-I was beyond excited. My line of thinking was generally: "This is my CALLING", or even an excited "WHEN DO I START?" The idea of this course is to equip you for tools to become a Journalist, including Shorthand, Law, and much more. Within the industry, there … Continue reading NCTJ Essentials.
This is a guest post, written uniquely for this week, by Lisa McLachlan; you can view her blog here. This post also features her cat, Jester. As a blogger, she has also been incredibly supportive of me, and makes for a very interesting pen pal-I love her cat cards! -Lydia This post is a special one … Continue reading My top ten favourite childhood books, by Lisa McLachlan
-> If you've just read the title, you're probably thinking: "Does she know that fairies don't actually exist"? (Point taken.) A little while ago, through various blog posts, magazine articles, etc, I came across the project of Books On The Underground; the project follows the simple concept that books are left on the Underground for … Continue reading Being a book fairy.
A little while ago, an email arrived in my inbox; Katarina West has written a new book, about a middle aged Cinderella-esque woman who has the chance at a second life. It was released yesterday, and as part of the 'blog tour', I emailed Katarina a few questions about the book. Hello Katarina, thank you … Continue reading Katarina West Q&A; The Thousand Tiny Miracles Of Living Twice.
Disclaimer: this is a proof copy that I was sent to review, at my own request. What follows is my own opinion. Thank you to Chloe at Carlton Books. Remember Fashion? That very controversial subject-it raged over the fur debate, is still a major industry, and bloggers are now sat on the front row, … Continue reading Review: Things A Woman Should Know About Style*
*This guest post is part of an ongoing series, completely unique to this week.* Hello everyone! I'm Freya, a musician and blogger, and I write about my life, thoughts and ideas at freyasnook.blogspot.com. I am so excited to be collaborating with the lovely Lydia, here on her blog, and hope you enjoy this guest post! … Continue reading Guest Post: Autumn Reads, By Freya Creech.
Gail Crowther is an excellent Sylvia Plath scholar; today, she has a new book out: Sylvia Plath And The Haunted Reader. She took some time out to chat to me about Plath, her new book, and more. Hello Gail, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Hi, my pleasure. Your new book, The Haunted Reader and Sylvia … Continue reading Interview: Dr Gail Crowther on her new book.