Showing posts from February, 2014

My Life (#4): Taylor Swift's RED Tour in London

On Saturday the First of February 2014 I went to the O2 Arena in London to see Taylor Swift live at the RED Tour and I can honestly say it was one of the most amazing nights of my life. It was my first ever concert and I couldn't have chosen a better concert to fit that title.  The Vamps, the opening act, were brilliant and great at entertaining a crowd who weren't necessarily there for them. They made most of the crowd, including myself, end up loving them, as far as I could tell. I especially loved it when they taught us the words to 'Cecilia'.  Ed Sheeran, who Taylor brought on stage part-way through the concert as a surprise guest, was wonderful and they sung Lego House together perfectly. Taylor's band, back-up singers and dancers were fantastic and looked like they were having so much fun. Onto Taylor herself. Miss Swift is a spectacular entertainer who made the evening fabulous, incredible, marvellous and stunning and who left me awestruck. I really liked i…

Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Name: The Fault in Our Stars
Author: John Green
Author's Website:
Publisher: Penguin Books
Date published: 2012
Number of pages: 313
Rating: 4/5
When is it available?: Now

I think I might as well start with the title, I love the name of this book. 'The Fault in Our Stars' really sounds poetic and gives an idea of how well-written the story is going to be. And it's not just good writing, it's funny too, which is not something you would expect from a book that deals with a topic so sensitive but it works well. It keeps the characters real and relatable.  I thought I was going to cry while reading this book. I really did. I am the type of person who cries at books (I cried quite a few times reading the last couple of Harry Potter books). But I didn't cry at this book. I don't know what it was, perhaps I read it too quickly to become properly attached to the story, perhaps I didn't really pay attention, but I didn't cry (and I feel l…