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Ariane Dean
Seriously, what are you even doing here?
Seriously, what are you even doing here?
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I’ve been getting back into running recently. I stopped for quite a long time, mostly because of exam season, and everything getting a bit crazy with uni. But now I’m back at home, which means I’m in a bit more of a sensible routine, and I’m living…
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I’ve written in various places before about my sexuality. I’ve said for several years now that I am queer, but as a letter in LGBT(+), I suppose I mostly come under the category of B. In secondary school, I broke up with my boyfriend and came out as…
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Sometimes living in the countryside can be hard, but on occasion it has its benefits. I don’t drive, I live in a very rural area, and I volunteer at a National Trust property which isn’t super easy to get to. Every week I get a lift into town, then take a…
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Okay, wow, hi, hello. I’ve been gone a while. I did my exams. I passed second year. I moved to Wales. I forgot I had a blog for a while, to be honest. This is a post I wrote a few weeks ago, and am finally posting. A music review, for a change,…
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I’ve heard a lot about this book. I follow quite a few people in the YA community, and this is one that seems to be mentioned quite a lot. I was quite excited to start it, I actually got it out of my local library to keep exam stress at bay, because it…
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Carry On began its life as a fanfiction, written by the protagonist, Cath, in Rowell’s earlier young adult novel, Fan Girl. Through Fan Girl, snippets of the story written about the fictional Simon Snow appeared, giving a glimpse into Cath’s other life…
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Spin off novels based on Jane Austen’s classic “Pride and Prejudice” could potentially be cornered off as its own individual genre. There have been modern adaptations, sequels, thriller versions, and the whole text has been rewritten from every…
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I accidentally ended up sitting in a grave yard with my notebook this afternoon, and decided to write something crazy morbid. Sorry. This combines two of my greatest interests, class politics and death. Enjoy! Or don’t. Which ever one is appropriate. X…
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I’m not very good at self esteem. I never really have been, and it’s probably one of the many reasons why I’m having so much trouble with my anxiety at the moment. I’m very good at faking self esteem – I think a lot of anxious people probably are –…
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I made one of these posts a while ago, and it was very fun, so I think I will do it again. Along with writing, and everything else in my life, I’m trying to get better at reading this year. Well, not better, I’m quite good at reading, but I want to read…
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