Remember way back when, when I said I was gonna participate in a reading challenge, and then never updated ya’ll again? WELL, that challenge has come to an end, and I am here to tell you how dismally* I did. *Although, actually, if you consider how hectic my life has been lately, I didn’t do… Continue reading Wrap Up: The House Cup Reading Challenge
Moxie girls fight back! Vivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with her small-town Texas high school that thinks the football team can do no wrong. Fed up with sexist dress codes and hallway harassment. But most of all, Viv Carter is fed up with always following the rules. Viv’s mom was a punk rock… Continue reading Review: Moxie by Jen Mathieu
I dunno whether you guys know this about me…but I’m a pretty huge HP fan. Like, a substantial amount of my wardrobe (as an adult) is HP related in some way or another. And my bedroom is basically a glorified mini version of the Ravenclaw Tower. I also have anxiety. Crippling, all consuming, anxiety… Continue reading On anxiety & Harry Potter
Today, it’s my mama’s birthday. So I thought I’d share a post I wrote a while back on some things she’d said to me that have inspired the hell out of me. But first, I want to give you a little background on how damn special she is. My mum dedicates her life to kids.… Continue reading My mum.
Hey my loves, I hope you are all having a fabulous Friday. I just wanted to do a v quick, purely self-indulgent post this AM. I have a new blog. It’s called The Portia Post. It’s all about my Phd research on the relationship between early female lawyers & the campaign for women’s suffrage. If… Continue reading New blog | The Portia Post
My name is Laura. My mum calls me Lau. My brother calls me L-Dawg (sarcastically–he’s not THAT cringy). Here are some facts about me: I dye my hair far too often. I stress about the little things. I’m in debt to my local library (which is the best place to be in debt to, IMO).… Continue reading Facts.
Almost exactly one year ago today, I started my MA in Historical Research at Birkbeck, University of London. I was jittery and nervous, buzzing with excitement and I had ZERO idea what I was letting myself in for. The first day of my Masters is done! I spent it reading in the library & drinking… Continue reading Non-fiction favs & a little life update