Oct 02 2014
I purchased a pack of Crayola crayons for my Girl Power Pizza Party, and they ended up in my new flat. On the dinner table. With some paper.
The flat is beautiful – elegant even – but didn’t feel fun or colourful enough. So I put our guests to work, and now we have crayon masterpieces in every nook.
All our meal planning and shopping are now done in crayon too, and I’ve never been more successful with my daily Non-Negotiables list, which now gives me the simple incentive to COLOUR!
It’s a fun, cheap, easy way to add some personality, and remember that time when friends came to visit.
When I put “see a Shakespeare play I haven’t seen before” on my Birthday List, what I really meant was see Titus Andronicus, which is one of my favourites. At first it’s so gruesome it’s shocking, then it’s so shocking it’s hilarious. It’s Shakespeare totally making fun of the audience for taking itself so seriously: “You want gore? […]
Mini Adventure: Shakespeare in a Multistory Carpark
Sep 29 2014
by Amy Lord Join me as I step back in time with a visit to the quaint fishing village of Whitby, on the North Yorkshire coast. Full of winding, cobbled streets, and tiny shops and cafes, this town is the perfect place for literary heroines to experience the British seaside. It has been cited as inspiration by […]
Whitby, North Yorkshire, England / Fit for a Heroine
Oct 03 2014