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6 Reasons You Need New Cool Socks!

6 Reasons You Need New Cool Socks!

Hey Catastrophes!   I hope you are all having a brilliant week so far! Today I am here to give you 6 reasons why you need cool new socks – and not just ANY cool socks. Sockpanda socks. I’ll explain everything as we go on… […]

18 Goals for 2018!

18 Goals for 2018!

Happy New Year, Catastrophes!   I keep telling everyone that I don’t do New Years Resolutions, but I’ve discovered that due to my blog every year I make some… so why break tradition? In the style of Andreea’s 26 before 27 post, I’m making 18 […]

November Wrap Up 2017

November Wrap Up 2017

Hey Catastrophes! It’s time for a November reading wrap up and life update 🙂 November was a good month for me! I had a reading week in university (which is basically a week off in the middle of term for degrees with a lot of […]

Who Should Represent Minorities in Literature? [A Discussion]

Who Should Represent Minorities in Literature? [A Discussion]

Hey Catastrophes! Today’s discussion post is going to be something I have had praying on my mind for quite a while now. And that is simply representation in YA literature, especially that of marginalised people, or minority groups. I’m going to touch on a lot […]

October Wrap Up 2017

October Wrap Up 2017

Hey Catastrophes! It’s time for my October Wrap Up! Let’s see what I got up to this month in terms of life and books…     Life has been going… just going. I’ve been getting used to university life and really enjoying it! In the […]

September Wrap Up 2017

September Wrap Up 2017

Hey Catastrophes! So it has been a while since I’ve posted, and that’s mainly because my motivation seems to have dropped off the edge of the world somewhere. BUT I am trying to find my way back to things, hence why I am scraping together […]

Top 10: Things I Learned from Reading Every Day

Top 10: Things I Learned from Reading Every Day

Hey Catastrophes! In the month of August I created and did the #augreadchallenge on Twitter with a group of girls! The aim was to read 50 pages a day, which I didn’t realise was going to be a very big challenge indeed. I learned quite […]

8 Reasons to Au Pair Abroad [Giveaway!]

8 Reasons to Au Pair Abroad [Giveaway!]

Paperless Post. Hey Catastrophes! It isn’t news that I spent the summer au pairing in Spain, which was a wonderful experience for me. I’m actually surprised it isn’t something I hadn’t heard a bit more about online or in real life either. Au Pair World […]

August Wrap Up 2017!

August Wrap Up 2017!

Hey Catastrophes! It’s time for my monthly wrap up where I tell you about everything that happened in August, what I read and what I plan to read next month! August was a seriously busy month and I spent the majority of it traveling, so […]

Olivia’s Catastrophe 2.0

Olivia’s Catastrophe 2.0

Hello, wonderful people! Welcome to the grand opening of the bigger and better Olivia’s Catastrophe! I am so glad that you could make it today. So, let’s get right down to business. I am sure you want to know what’s new, right? Well, first let […]