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Y is for Yellow #AtoZChallenge

Y is for Yellow #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘Y’ I have chosen the colour Yellow. Keep reading to discover the symbolism behind this colour, see a piece of my artwork and some polyvore creations and listen to my ‘Yellow’ playlist! Symbolism Yellow symbolises happiness and […]


D is for Duck Egg Blue #AtoZChallenge

D is for Duck Egg Blue #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘D’ I have chosen the colour Duck Egg Blue. Many wild birds lay eggs in this soft, turquoise blue shade.This Pinterest board contains some beautiful duck egg blue fashion and homeware. Keep reading to discover the symbolism behind this colour and see my artwork. Symbolism Duck egg blue is a calming colour associated with reflection, tranquillity, logic and communication. It also […]


C is for Coral #AtoZChallenge

C is for Coral #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘C’ I have chosen the colour Coral. Coral is a bright, summery colour somewhere between orange and pink. It’s named after the marine animals of the same name that live on tropical reefs. It’s a popular colour in fashion, especially for dresses, lip colour and nail art. These Pinterest boards have some fantastic examples of this vibrant colour. Keep reading to discover the […]


A is for Amber #AtoZChallenge

A is for Amber #AtoZChallenge

Today kickstarts the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘A’ I have chosen the colour Amber. Amber is a warm colour between yellow and orange. It’s named after the precious stone of the same name made from fossilised tree resin (the one that features in […]


Life’s a Beach Contest

Life’s a Beach Contest

Author Laurie Larson is hosting the Life’s a Beach Contest contest with a fantastic prize pack that includes paperback copies of her novels Roadtrip to Redemption and Tide to Atonement, as well as a choice of two shell necklaces-gold or silver. To enter, all you have to do is post a picture of your favourite beach, along with the name of the beach and location and post the link on Laurie’s blog, Facebook page or Twitter. Include your name and email address or Facebook page/Twitter name so you can be contacted if you win. The contest is open until 9th […]


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Operation: VITRO

Operation: VITRO

You might have heard that Jessica Khoury (author of Origin) has another novel coming out on 14th January called Vitro. Last night she launched a unique contest called Operation: VITRO-a fun, interactive game where you can complete challenges, unlock exclusive bonus material and enter to win lots of amazing prizes! The contest is quite different to others I’ve entered in the past, with unique activities like designing a pair of Vitro-inspired converse shoes, an outfit and a logo for the fictional corporation ‘Corpus’. My logo design. There are four sections to the game (Corpus Divisions): Bio, Nano, Techno and Enviro. […]


U is for Unicorns #atozchallenge

U is for Unicorns #atozchallenge

  [by A V Brown, using stock images. See here for full list of sources.] Today I’m continuing with the Blogging from A-Z Challenge hosted by Arlee Bird and his team of awesome bloggers. My theme is: Elements and features of speculative fiction and entertainment. So throughout April I will be blogging about characters, objects and themes that appear in sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian series. Today’s post is all about Unicorns. Unicorns are legendary animals from European folklore that resemble white horses with large spiral horns on their foreheads. They appeared first in ancient Greek natural history, rather than Greek mythology, as the Greeks were convinced that unicorns actually existed, believing that they […]


Divergent Casting News and Fan Art

Divergent Casting News and Fan Art

If you’re a big fan of Divergent by Veronica Roth, you will have heard that a movie is in the making for 2014 and will have probably put quite a lot of thought into who your ideal cast would be. Fans have suggested actresses such as Saorise Ronan (YES!) and Taissa Farmiga to play Tris, and actors like Steven R McQueen (Jeremy in The Vampire Diaries) and Max Irons to play Four. But this weekend it’s been announced that Shailene Woodley is in final negotiations to play Tris. This has sparked a lot of heated debate among fans on various facebook groups, […]