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Paper Towns By John Green – Book Review!

“She loved mysteries so much she became one” 

I love love love to read, well only if it is a book I get into completely because I hate reading books which do not capture me because I know I will end up giving up reading it and then would’ve felt kinda crappy about not finishing something someone spent a majority of their life writing but that’s just me. The kind of books I tend to go for are a little older than young adult, I don’t like anything too serious or morbid and prefer something with a little lighthearted tone or underlying message, however contradicting myself I must admit I did and still do enjoy the ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ series by Lemony Snicket.

However enough rambling! I brought ‘Paper Towns’ by John Green after reading another one of his books called ‘Looking For Alaska’, now I was really impressed with ‘Looking For Alaska’ and I initially got it because I saw on the GoodReads website that it was popular and well recommended and after reading it (took me four days) I can see why! However I wont start talking about that book because I am here to write a review about ‘Paper Towns’, the book itself is witty and filled with funny passages as well as parts that as a teenager or young adult (even an adult!) you can relate to which makes the book itself all that much more appealing.

There is something special about how the book itself is written and how the characters and their internal and external relationships with each other are portrayed, but I also loved that this book was unlike any other I have ever read it was not the generic plot I was expecting but something much more different and inspiring as well as adventurous!

(SPOILERS BELOW SCROLL DOWN TO KEEP READING)

The story itself is in short about a boy called Quentin Jacobsen and his fascination and love for a wild and adventurous girl called Margo Roth Spiegelman whom he does not speak to at all until one night she requests his help getting her revenge on those who have wronged her and we are thrown into a world of revenge, love, fun and adventure while we follow their night of mischief however the following morning when Quentin arrives at school Margo is no where to be found and she has disappeared! At this point in the book I was like “Ahhh where did she go! I hope nothing bad has happened to her!” but to my relief the rest of the novel follows Quentin and his friends on a road trip following clues Margo has purposely and non purposely left for them to follow all over the place near and far which leads them to her in the end to a place far away where Margo admits she left and her and Quentin say goodbye once again.

So all in all it was an excellent book which I will read again and again because it is a favourite of mine! Pick it up and have a read if you feel like this is the book for you 🙂

Hope you enjoyed my review!

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The Frow – Black Leather With White Leather Sleeves Top Review*

So happily a while ago I asked ‘The Frow’ a pretty online upcoming clothing store to do a promotional exchange and I got a very happy email back saying they would love to, much to my excitement! The online store caught my attention because it had clothes which were different to other online shops, not just the generic stuff you get but they had some really beautiful and different pieces in different styles and I thought that was pretty awesome.

After I received the item in the post I excitedly unwrapped it and immediately tried it on, it fitted wonderfully and I was happy with the outcome. It fits just perfectly to accentuate my figure and the clash of black and white makes the top stand out! It goes great with jeans or leather leggings as well and would look amazing with some accessories like chunky bracelets or necklaces! 

I would recommend checking out their online store here: http://www.thefrontrowonline.co.uk/
Make sure you check out their twitter page as well! https://twitter.com/TheFrow1

Once again a big thank you to ‘The Frow’ for this wonderful promotional exchange! 🙂

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VOTE FOR ME FOR COSMOPOLITAN BLOGGER AWARDS 2013

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Hello Everyone!

I have entered myself into the Cosmopolitan Blogger Awards 2013 and would love it if you would nominate me as best newcomer fashion blog!

I have only started my blog recently but I have gained so many wonderful and motivational followers and would absolutely love it if you could nominate me as I have never done anything like this before and would love a chance a winning but I really would appreciate all the support and nominations I could get.

Please follow this link to the voting page: http://www.cosmopolitan.co.uk/blogs/cosmo-blog-awards-2013/enter-the-2013-cosmopolitan-blog-awards-nominate-now

Thank you all!

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My First OOTD (Outfit Of The Day) Post!

Okay so my partner brought me this Warehouse blazer and I love it so I thought I would do an Outfit Of The Day for everybody to see how I wore it today! This is my very first Outfit Of The Day post and I am hoping it will be the first of many to come if it receives good views 🙂

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So why do I love my blazer so much? Well… My blazer is a lovely shade of beige with some light brown stripes on it, I love it because it’s such a beautiful colour and can be matched with nearly everything! But today I chose to wear a plain black vest and blue skinny jeans so I looked casual with a hint of formal. I really am a big fan of blazers as I love to look and feel professional and quite classy but I also think they’re great because you can wear them with almost anything even casual attire, so a blazer is always on the top of my favourite pieces of clothing list. In my wardrobe I have tons of blazers but this is my new found favourite, it’s soft and warm and fitted which make it perfect in my eyes at least!

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What else I love about blazers is that you can wear it in many different ways and still look great, sleeves rolled up or rolled down, buttoned up or unbuttoned – you name it it’ll work 🙂
So this is how I went to University today and I felt happy with the outfit I chose, I didn’t really use many accessories as I always wear quite a few bracelets anyway and I have a special necklace on which I keep on 24-7. But never the less I love accessories especially if they are cute, unique, big or bold! 🙂

Anyway hope you liked my first OOTD post :)!

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Blogging, Reading, Beauty, Fashion, Gaming, Travelling – Insight into a few of my hobbies!

Mostly everyone has hobbies! Some people like horse riding others prefer baking or sewing but I thought I would share with my you guys a few of my hobbies! So you guys get to know me a little better 🙂

  • I love reading! I love all genres and I think my top three favourites would have to be John Green’s Paper Towns and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Finding Alaska also by John Green. I can read for hours if I have a good book and nothing to do, in my eyes sometimes it is like an escape to a different place and time 🙂
  • One of my other hobbies has to be gaming. I have been playing on games consoles since I was very young starting with my SEGA drive! From growing up playing sonic and tails on SEGA I grew up to love playing PlayStation and Xbox as well.
  • Obviously I have a passion for blogging, beauty and fashion otherwise I wouldn’t be doing what I love to do which is blog about all those things. I enjoy blogging and having new followers and getting to look at everyone else’s unique blogs too 🙂
  • I have previously wrote a post about my love for travelling and the wanderlust that I have for it. In the future after University I aim to travel to many places and make it an avid hobby.
  • In the picture below you will see a painting set and that is because in my free time I like to paint and draw as much as I can, I find it relaxing and enjoyable 🙂
  • If I’m not reading a good book or a newspaper then I’m 100% likely to be devouring a fashion magazine, I love them it’s a sweet simple addiction.
  • Finally I love to bake cakes, cookies or anything sweet! I like cooking but nothing is more fun than baking! 🙂

Well I hope you liked that little insight into my hobbies 🙂 Follow/Like.

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Ten random things I hate!

Anyone who knows me personally will know that I am a rather down to earth, easy to get on with sort of girl however in some cases I can moan and complain like everybody else as well! So here’s the ten things on the top of my head I can think of that really annoys me. Remember Everyone is different and this is just my pet peeves 🙂 Enjoy 🙂

  1. Liars – There is no excuses to fabricate the truth or twist it in anyway, everything is so much better without lies.
  2. No having anything to eat – Now I say this out of context, obviously there is food in my cupboards to eat but just nothing I fancy, I seem fussy right? Hahah Sometime’s I really don’t have food though!
  3. Having no money – Something that I had to accustom to once I became a student, It’s even worse when it’s pouring down with rain and I haven’t got some spare change for the bus! I don’t even have wellies in that case either 😦
  4. People who say they hate one thing but then do it? – It makes no sense, don’t tell me you hate people saying this or doing that if you do it yourself…
  5. Mean people – They come in many forms via Facebook/Twitter/In person etc but being mean is not cool.
  6. Really promiscuous and barely dressed girls – I hate seeing girls hardly dressed, openly admitting they do this and do that and love being promiscuous but they complain about the bad attention they get?
  7. People rubbing in that they are better off than you/have something you don’t – Okay I don’t care keeeep your stuff least I’m happy.
  8. Those who come to University JUST to go clubbing – I’m not talking about the people who come and club and go to lessons as well I’m just talking about those people who just come to club nothing more nothing less, whats the point?
  9. When there is nothing on TV – 😦 😦
  10. Eating a take away and the next day feeling terrible about it – Loss of money and gained calories 😦 yummy though 🙂

Anyway that’s 10 random things that I hate that I can think off the top of my head. – Seeee yaaaa 🙂

Hospital appointment, Long country walk and A view of the city skyline

Today I had my hospital appointment at 9am so I was awake really early (Something that I was only really used to back at home- now I’m just lazy), I didn’t get much sleep either so being tired made me feel horrid! Because I was up early it meant that I started my day early as well which was nice because today was warm and spring like 🙂 (Pictures at the bottom!)

After the hospital we walked all the way home which is like a 30 minute walk and then we decided that we would go on a little country walk since the weather was really nice and we had found a walking route. We started our adventure promptly, walking towards the opening of the forest walkway it looked something similar to a horror movie even despite the blissful sun, but we carried on because we were aiming to get to a beautiful viewing spot where you can see the whole city skyline!  We walked for a good 20 minutes up hill through the countryside farms until we reached a field of horses which is where I saw my first baby foal in real life – It was uber cute! Being pretty tired we stopped to take photos and admire the horses when they suddenly decided to go on a rampage and get all protective so we left quite quickly because I got scared one might jump over the fence! (I’m a big chicken)
Sometime after this we finally reached the peak of the hill and we got a beautiful view of the Leeds city skyline which is really something 🙂 My partner made a joke about the lack of skyscrapers in Leeds and it went something like this ‘There’s hardly any skyscrapers, if spider man was swinging through the city he wouldn’t get anywhere’ which made me laugh :’)

We took lots of photos and made our way back home, we were both relieved to be able to rest and I had a good 6 hour nap to replenish my tired self 🙂 Sadly I’m back at uni tomorrow for lectures/seminars but what can you do… 😦 Nearly home for Summer though just got a few more weeks to go and then I’ll be blogging about my summer at home in North London which should be exciting and different! 😀

I hope you all had a nice day, follow follow follow 🙂 See you tomorrow!

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