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Christa Bass

Handsome Devil

A heartwarming tale of owning who you truly are this week – by way of an Irish boarding school and loads of rugby. Handsome Devil Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school […]

Period Power

This week has been a bitch, 100% that bitch. Monday at work was like the opening of Saving Private Ryan but with more middle-aged women wanting to speak to the manager – and it was downhill from there. Well until about Thursday. I took time out from pretty […]

What Would Lizzo Do?

“I don’t think that loving yourself is a choice. I think that it’s a decision that has to be made for survival; it was in my case. Loving myself was the result of answering two things: Do you want to live? ‘Cause this is who you’re gonna be […]

Hello September

I thought I’d freestyle my first post in September. I’m pumped for Autumn as you know but this week took a nosedive in the form of some stomach whirling self doubt and I need to let it out. Then let it go. I know I’m a normal woman […]


A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators. If the storm doesn’t get you… they will *Minor spoilers* My Review Skins‘ Effy is Haley, a plucky swimmer […]

The Girl Before You

She was his. She was perfect. And then, she was gone. Alice Bell has always had a bee in her bonnet about her husband’s past. She doesn’t know it all but catches snippets here and there, about his reputation at University where they met and the few extra-marital […]