Bye Bye 2018

Bye Bye 2018

So much has happened this year I thought I would talk about it in the last post of 2018. Firstly, I finally got to do a bunch of History courses at university which was amazing because last year was great and I got to do some fun random courses but I'm here for the history [...]

IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- MONDAY DECEMBER 30, 1968- FRANK SINATRA RECORDS ‘MY WAY’

The history behind my favourite Frank Sinatra song!

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It was fifty years ago today- Monday December 30, 1968- Frank Sinatra recorded what would become one of his ‘signature songs’- My Way.

The original song was written as a French pop song Comme  d’habitude [ As Usual} by Claude Francois and Jacques Revaux and performed by Francois. Canadian singer Paul Anka heard the song in 1967 and went to France to negotiate the rights to the song. He thought it was a terrible record but had something in it. Anka acquired the rights. A while later he was dining in Florida with Sinatra and a couple Mob guys- when he heard Sinatra say “I’m quitting the business. I’m sick of it. I”m getting the hell out.”  When Anka got back to New York City he took the original song and re-wrote it for Sinatra. Sinatra would record it on this date and release it as a single in early…

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How Many Of My Resolutions Did I Keep

How Many Of My Resolutions Did I Keep

So before this year started I posted a bunch of resolutions that I wanted to achieve this year which is not something I usually do because I'm not a big fan of the whole making resolutions thing but a bunch of other bloggers were doing it and it seemed fun so I thought I would [...]

The Chronicles of Luxaar Part 1: Luxaar And The Stolen Princess By Prometheus Silver (Book Review)

The Chronicles of Luxaar Part 1: Luxaar And The Stolen Princess By Prometheus Silver (Book Review)

Amazon And Goodreads Summary Luxaar, a foreigner to the desert Provence of Zariban, and his troublesome partner The Rat plan what is to be a simple heist. Nothing goes as planned as soon as they enter the mansion of Rez-Hilkta. Eccentric, never seen and collector of rare items. Once inside they are introduced to a [...]

Winter (Guest Post)

Winter (Guest Post)

Crimson embers of fire crackle, Beneath the pale moon light. The stars they twinkle like tiny freckles, Upon the face of the night. The sun awakens, from its slumbers, Naked vegetation shivers with delight. For they are scarce, they're few in number, Desperate for the light. The season sets a spell of slumber, Upon the [...]

Well-Being Tips For Students (Guest Post)

Student life has many ups and downs, you meet lots of new people and soon realise just how appalling your cooking 'skills' really are. But not to worry, here are some ways you can make being a student a walk in the metaphorical park: 1. Meals a) Eat Right, Eat Regularly I made the mistake [...]

Happy Holidays!!

Happy Holidays!!

Happy Holidays everyone I hope you have an amazing time and spend the holidays with everyone you love! Let me know in the comments below how you're going to spend the holidays! If you enjoyed this post don’t forget to like, follow, share and comment! Enjoyed this post? Then follow me on social media: Twitter Instagram Pinterest LinkedIn HubPages [...]

The Internet’s Worst Christmas Gifts (Guest Post)

DIY See, DIY gifts really are the best. Someone give his uncle a round of applause.                                                       Some Light Reading Your life's been a lie.   Young At Heart It's always the aunts who get it wrong. A Hairy Situation Ew. Keep Smilin' Something tells me she's now your ex.   Granny's Favourite Don't worry [...]

Forbidden By Erin Crocker (Review)

Forbidden By Erin Crocker (Review)

Pre-orders available for Erin Crocker’s “Forbidden” Does evil lurk in Devil’s Creek, or are residents of Paradise Grove manifesting a darkness far more sinister? Genre: horror, LGBT+, allegory b (A story that uses a metaphor to present a moral whether it be political or just about society) Pre-order an eBook on December 10th , or [...]