university, writing

My Experience of Applying For Oxford University: The Decision

A disclaimer: this is not a guide on how to apply for Oxbridge. Hell, I don't even know how to apply to Oxbridge, I'm still trying to figure it out. If you'd like to hear a little more about the process, rather than just reading my prose about it, then feel free to leave a… Continue reading My Experience of Applying For Oxford University: The Decision

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books, Reviews

The Reviewing Reel: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz This book has been repeatedly recommended to me. Over and over and over again. I've also been reluctant to read it - mostly because I've read a few negative reviews that say it doesn't live up to the hype that surrounds it.… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

books, Reviews

The Reviewing Reel: Carrie

Carrie by Stephen King Carrie is Stephen King's debut novel, so I was interested in seeing how his style has changed over his career. I've read Bag of Bones and The Shining, before, and I'm currently struggling through IT, so I'm no stranger to him, either. What immediately struck me about this book was how strange it was set… Continue reading The Reviewing Reel: Carrie