As with any year, there have been lessons learned, events upon which to reflect, and shining moments for which to be thankful; it’s just that this year, the shining moments are ever brighter against the pitch-black of the bad.
While life continues to be unpredictable, you can at least count on me to share my favourite things each month - whether you like it or not! Here are some of my favourite things from September. I hope you find something that tickles your fancy.
Though I'm not quite back up to the busyness of the months before COVID-19, I have been much busier, and therefore finally have some things to share with you that I've enjoyed in the month of August.
This isn't an exhaustive list, and I've probably forgotten a few shows, but here are some of the TV shows, films and theatre screenings I've been enjoying during lockdown.
What an absolute whirlwind February was! My 2020 mantra of 'Less Is More' has been well and truly left in the dust.
Allow me to indulge myself, and focus on the good when there is so much bad about.
Books about marriage, films about Springsteen, paintings of poets and articles on Friends; all the stuff and nonsense I consumed and loved last month.
It's a little late, but nevertheless, here are a few of my favourite things from July. Get ready to do plenty of reading!
A quick overview of what I'll be reading over the next few weeks, featuring some modern advice on love and growing up, feminist sci-fi and a book I judged by its cover. Oops.
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