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Stranger Things: Does having a boyfriend mean the death of female friendships?

When Nancy Wheeler takes off her top at the end of Stranger Things‘ second episode, she sheds a skin. That skin is adolescence. It’s being the good girl; it’s being the virgin. 873 more words


Perilous Portals

The idea of time travel has spawned all sorts of books for children and adults. One of the latest of  is Once Was a Time… 280 more words


Week 18 Guest Post

This week, we welcome Amelia Scott back to the blog. Amelia shared her good and bads back in Week 8 and returns now to reflect on how things are going a few months on. 970 more words

Week 17 Guest Post

This week, Pippa Cooke, shares her good and bad of maternity leave and motherhood from the past seven days. Pippa is mum to Bonnie (6 months) and, originally from Yorkshire, now lives in East Dulwich with her husband Jon, and excellent dog Louie. 1,068 more words

The Girl Who Fell

by Shannon M. Parker
YA Contemporary
3 of 5 stars
Debut novel: March 1, 2016

The concept of this book grabbed me from the start, and when I read about the author’s background and experience, I was sold. 737 more words


Why Besties Are The New BAE

Rebecca Sweeney highlights why investing in your girlfriends is really really important. 

In a recent interview, TV actress Angela Griffin sparked debate when insisting that your female friendships are absolutely of equal importance as your marriage. 497 more words



The room was decorated in Marnie’s  trademark girlish fashion – bursting with pink and lace.  I stood out like a fly in the punchbowl.  I wasn’t invited.   90 more words

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