Author: Brin

Stacking the Shelves #238

Posted May 20, 2023 by Brin in Memes, Stacking The Shelves / 1 Comment
Stacking the Shelves #238

Stacking the Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Reading Reality what’s the buzz: weekly round-up and book haul Well, it’s been a whopping five months since my last STS post (sounds a bit like a confessional, eh?) and loads of stuff has been going on which has distracted me from blogging but I’m not going to bore you all with the details. Suffice it to say, I think I’m […]

Things Getting in the Way of Reading

Posted May 16, 2023 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments
Things Getting in the Way of Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is an awesome meme previously hosted by the lovely folks @ The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl Things Getting in the Way of Reading Well, I’m two-for-two with TTT this past fortnight haha! This week’s topic is related to things that get in the way of reading. To be fair, not much keeps me from reading for long but there […]

The Little Mermaid (1975): Film Review

Posted May 12, 2023 by Brin in Discussion Posts, Movie Reviews / 0 Comments
The Little Mermaid (1975): Film Review

Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid (1975) Not to be confused with the Disney animated adaptation of the same name which was released 14 years later in 1989, this anime version of The Little Mermaid is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 fairy tale and was released in 1975 by Toei Animation (famous for creating the Sailor Moon series). I would say it was also a more faithful retelling of […]

My Favourite Teen Movies: Part 2 – the 2000’s

Posted May 11, 2023 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
My Favourite Teen Movies: Part 2 – the 2000’s

My Favourite Teen Movies: Part 2 – the 2000’s It’s time for the second part of my favourite teen movies retrospective! This part is going to cover films from the 2000s, the majority of which are from the earlier part of the decade though there are a couple of later ones that snuck their way onto my list. I was actually surprised by how many of my favourites fell into […]

My Favourite Teen Movies: Part 1 – the 1990’s

Posted May 10, 2023 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 3 Comments
My Favourite Teen Movies: Part 1 – the 1990’s

My Favourite Teen Movies: Part 1 – the 1990s Although the 1980s is largely considered the decade that spawned the some of the most iconic teen movies (and popularised that magnificent beast that is the teen movie soundtrack – for which I am forever grateful); I have a lot of fondness for the movies that were released in the 1990s and 2000s (even though the ‘golden age’ of the teen […]