milestones

Zest For Life: Autumn Issue

When I'm not writing or teaching, I'm designing and making my own positive lifestyle magazine. Zest For Life has been going for nearly a year now and the fourth and final issue of 2016 has now been released! There's lots of great subjects discussed in this issue including what parents do that they don't like to… Continue reading Zest For Life: Autumn Issue

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Writer's Life

Breathing New Life Into An Old Story…

In 2014, when I was studying Creative Writing at university, I decided to take part in something called NaNoWriMo. A writing task to write 50,000 words during the month of November. Despite my lack of belief in myself, I managed to do it. I spent a few weeks beforehand writing a plan, I had detailed… Continue reading Breathing New Life Into An Old Story…

Writer's Life

The Muse & Me

I've always had a turbulent relationship with my writing muse. I've been struggling with writer's block for two years. After graduating with my degree in Creative Writing, I decided to give my writing brain a rest. I had spent the past three years juggling poetry, stories, scripts and essays in my mind, so I simply stopped. The… Continue reading The Muse & Me

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Summer Issue Of Zest For Life – OUT NOW!!!

Thank you for following my blog Another Beautiful Rhyme! If you have been reading my posts, you will know that I have my own positive lifestyle magazine called Zest For Life. I'm incredibly proud to announce that the third issue of Zest For Life is now online and free to digitally download. The summer issue is… Continue reading Summer Issue Of Zest For Life – OUT NOW!!!

Opinion

Why I Had A Facebook Detox And Why You Should Too

So after deliberating about it for a while, I decided to go cold turkey and delete my Facebook app on my phone. I was tired of the EU referendum related statuses and I knew it was definitely time to take a break from social media. I logged out on my computer and removed Facebook from… Continue reading Why I Had A Facebook Detox And Why You Should Too

Reviews

Nashville In Concert Review

On a rainy Monday night in Manchester, the stars of the hit American TV show Nashville brought sunshine as they graced the stage to sing. The spotlight shone on the stage as Chris Carmack (Will Lexington) kicked off the show with 'What If I Was Willing.' The atmosphere in the beautiful Bridgewater Hall was electric,… Continue reading Nashville In Concert Review

milestones

Twenty-Three

Tomorrow is my twenty-third birthday. I like to reflect on everything I have achieved birthday to birthday and although I'm not where I wanted to be, I have a lot of things to be thankful for and I have learnt a lot of valuable lessons during the past year. To begin, I want to take… Continue reading Twenty-Three

Writer's Life

A Story To Tell

It's been a long time since I had a story to tell. Writing stories and poems has always been a big part of my life but over the past two years, I've been doing it less. I would only feel inspired in small doses and I felt like I didn't have the confidence to write… Continue reading A Story To Tell