The best Christmas gift subscription boxes

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Stuck for an idea for that awesome someone? Maybe they’re totally into books, or coffee, but you’re really close so you want to treat them to something more than a copy of Jane Eyre and a Starbucks mug? Or maybe you’re reading this, Mum, because I’ve been characteristically indecisive in asking for … [Read more...]

Good Omens radio show – with photos!!

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Good Omens is coming to radio and I am struggling so much not to type this in all out caps (as I have been on Facebook and Twitter). “But Kate, this isn’t the first you’ve heard about it – they announced it a while ago,” I hear you say. And yes, they did. But they didn’t immediately release these … [Read more...]

Webseries to Watch: Carmilla

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In April 2012, the webseries The Lizzie Bennet Diaries premiered on YouTube. Created by Hank Green and Bernie Su, it was a modern-day adaptation of the Jane Austen classic Pride and Prejudice, with the story conveyed in the form of vlog updates. It proved enormously popular, with The Guardian … [Read more...]

Suck with money? You Need A Budget

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I am terrible with money. Once the bills are paid and I’ve made some essential (not essential at all) purchases, it’s week two of the month and I’m counting down the days until I get paid again. This was all fine when I only had a small amount of rent to pay and could spend the rest on being … [Read more...]

Five ways to pimp your Evernote

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Evernote is one of those Marmite products that people either love or hate (or rather, they love it or 'they don't really get it'). I was firmly in camp two until someone told me that you had to jump in with both feet and use it for everything. Ever since then, I've been using it to save web … [Read more...]