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    May 2021 Favourites

    This blog is a few days late, because I have been BUSY. Who’d have thought it? Listening to Favourite things I’ve listened to this month: This Is Me…Then – The impact of Bennifer on my top tracks of the month is quite alarming. This era of Jennifer Lopez, plus time period of the early 00s, brings back such happy memories to me so I always associate the album with that. Sour – Specifically brutal, traitor and good 4 you Enter The Fold podcast – A great podcast to listen to after watching Shadow and Bone on Netflix. The podcast has the same set up as the Game of Thrones podcast…

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    April Favourites

    Seeing family in gardens It feels so good for things to be slowly returning to normal. Episode 4 and 5 of Falcon and the Winter Solider Hamnet Daniel Kaluuya winning an Oscar   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by The Academy (@theacademy) Pen15 Blogging again Why I Like Lists Oscars 2021: Predictions and Dream Wins Still loving this series of Taskmaster and Mike Wozniak Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck being spotted together, hopefully meaning we’re getting the This Is Me…Then era back It’s the best and only J Lo era (apart from Hustlers) that I care about. Films A lot of Oscar catch ups. 30 films…

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    Oscars 2021: Predictions and Dream Wins

    It might be a lot less than those I follow on social media, but I’ve made an impressive attempt at watching as many Oscar nominated films for 2021. That’s even with the fact that cinema watching and film distribution has been anything but normal in the last year. I’ve seen 43/56 films, just over three quarters at 76% which is the highest I think I’ve ever seen pre-show. Everything I’ve watched has been through official ways, which is why the last few I’ve missed because the U.K. still to this day gets films many months after our pals across the pond. In terms of my personal ratings, The Trial of…

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    Miscellaneous

    Why I like lists

    Watching The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020) last year made me realise there could be a reason why I like tracking things and keeping lists. I like lists. I’m not just talking cleaning or daily to-dos. I mean things like 5 favourite films from 2013, 3 of the best things you did on holiday, all the books you read in 2008, or the 10 of the best photos from a day out. I like keeping lists and collections about things to remember and look back at. Along with my comfort for lists, I’m sentimental too. Everyone has a memories box full of special things. My boxes include the standard memories: concert…