But then, comes a time, somewhere between Boxing Day and New Year's Eve, when the Christmas magic starts to wear off. Without warning, my mother ceases to bend over backwards to meet my snack requirements, and begins to show worrying signs of wanting to get on with her own life.Read More
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Welcome to I Read Past Bedtime, a blog for 20-somethings finding their way in the world.
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Love Island has taken the nation by storm this year: the bikinis are skimpier, the gals are posher and the ‘chat’ has never been better.
Speaking of chat, have you ever noticed that the islanders don’t quite seem to be speaking English? Rather than treat themselves to the full expressive scope of the English language, the contestants have restricted themselves to a few key phrases designed to work in any scenario.Read More
May half term has arrived and all any teacher wants to do is spend the next week lying in bed chewing vitamin C tablets before frantically cramming the last few days with work.
Why I am off on a family staycation, then, is beyond me.Read More