Return of… the Matt?

Hi all, apologies for yet another prolonged absence. Unfortunately, I’ve got exams this summer (and next summer, and with any luck for three summers after that). The exams (AS levels for those in the UK) this year are especially important as they give a strong indication of which university I can go to-so I want some strong results! At the moment I am considering trying for English at a Russell Group university, perhaps with an eye to one of the top two…

I’ll try and stick around through the exams but obviously they might take over my life a little so I can’t say anything for certain. I’m not sure if I’ll have the time to write the Friday reviews (combined┬áthe fact that I’m not really reading too much other than textbooks), but I will try and carry on with the Flash Fiction Forays (same schedule-summary Monday, new challenge Tuesday).

Thank you all!


First anniversary of blogging-the importance of friendship in the blogosphere

Friends are the most important things you will ever have. By Some dude on Flickr [CC BY-SA 3.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons
Doesn’t time fly. On the second of November 2014 I signed up to WordPress on a whim, with the sole intention of reviewing a few books. I had no intention to become a┬ápart of one of the internet’s most kind and caring communities, no thought of making good friends. But that is what I have done. I’ve learnt about tags, images, books, interests, but I still think the most important thing I have learnt on here is that you can be good friends with someone you’ve never met.

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