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5 Things Book Lovers Can Relate To

For the completely uninterested, books are just pieces of paper bound together. Sometimes these books have lovely covers and he/she can at least appreciate it. Then, there’s the die-hard book lover who would cry buckets of tears if someone told them they could never read a book again. Or worse: their entire book collection disappears without a trace. Book lovers, ...

Let Winnie the Pooh cheer you up

A. A. Milne’s Winnie The Pooh has recently marked its 90th year anniversary, and who can ever forget about the adorable yellow bear and his set of wistful friends? Milne’s kids’ book-series are filled with life gems any reader can relate to even in adulthood. Wise words don’t always have to come from the mouth of eminent figures, sometimes our ...

Zayn Malik Releases Autobiography

Musician Zayn Malik has penned his autobiography and it’s to be released sooner than you might expect. The 23 year old former One Direction singer, who’s in a relationship with supermodel Gigi Hadid, launched his solo career with an album just eight months ago after departing the band in early 2014 and has hit the headlines lately with cancellations of his concert dates ...

Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka Star, Dies At 83

Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka, WIlly Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, Mel Stuart, Letter

Sure to be hailed as a film and comedic icon, the star of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, Gene Wilder, died yesterday, aged 83.

''Come with me and you'll be in a world of pure imagination.''





In a statement, the family of the deceased actor said he died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. It is unclear yet whether Mr Wilder died earlier this month or yesterday, Monday. Gene's nephew stated that he died from complications stemming from Alzheimer's disease. In 1989, the comedian and actor had also been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Two years later he married his fourth wife, Karen Boyer, whom he is now survived by. Mr Wilder had one child, Katharine Wilder, with ex-wife Mary Joan Schutz.

Stir Crazy, Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, The Producers, Bonnie and Clyde, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and Will and Grace are just a few of the famous on-screen productions Gene played a part on. He worked as an actor, a script-writer and behind the scenes as a director on projects alongsid

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5 Reasons Why You Should Read Chick-Lit Novels

I know what you are thinking: ‘Chick-Lit, why would I read that rubbish?’ Well, you are missing out on some darn good books. I think the Chick-Lit genre is so fun to read! So, stop what you are doing, get rid of that ‘you’re boring me to death book’ and let your reading be transformed.   Down To Earth and ...

7 Ways To Say ‘I Love You’ To A Book-lover

Sometimes fictional characters give such heart-warming declarations of love that it brings a tear to the eye. The likes of Jane Austen knew how to say ‘I love you’ in heartfelt fashion. For those with a book-lover significant others, grab a pen and paper, have your smartphones out and ready. Here are 7  ways to say ‘I love you’ in ...

Meet the first 100 year old lady gracing Vogue.

In a campaign for Harvey Nichols, the first ever 100 year old model, Bo Gilbert as she’s known, has graced the pages of Vogue for it’s centenary celebrations.   Ageism is slowly but surely becoming a thing of the past. What better way to show that off than in a high profile fashion campaign? Harvey Nichols discovered Majorie Gilbert aka Bo, through ...

Review of On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan: Sex-Ed As It Could Be

On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan. Vintage, 166pp, £7.99, 2008, ISBN: 9780099512790 Having been married just that morning, Mr. and Mrs. Mayhew sit across a roast beef dinner in their honeymoon suite. Their conversation is idle, circumscribed as it is by the lingering presence of two adolescent hotel waiters, and by the intellectual constriction of dread and desire. In its ...

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