Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Podcasts are amazing. There is a podcast out there for everyone on every topic. From journalism to movie reviews – there is definitely a podcast out there for you. If you’re like me (and I think, most of us) and spend a considerable amount of time on buses/trains/in traffic, podcasts can help you make the most of that time by exposing you to stories from around the world. Here are a few of my favourite podcasts, what are your favourites? Continue reading

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My Year of the Hermit Crab

10999507_10205023825688086_6181972284642536584_nI tend to refer to 2014 as my Year of the Hermit Crab. I finished High School at the end of 2012 and left my church of 10 years soon after. I then spent 2013 and 2014 ‘church hunting’, also known as ‘only going to church when I feel like it so every couple of months’. I didn’t ever think going to church was something you could get out of the habit of, but I very much got out of the habit of going to church. I didn’t walk away from the church in terms of my faith – during those 2 years I was still very active in youth ministry, worship and young adults’ ministry – I was just no longer part of a church community. Continue reading

Biopics

Biopics have to be one of my favourite genres of film (and I LOVE film). There’s something about (almost, sometimes vaguely) true stories being told visually and aurally that immerses you in moments of history like nothing else. This is a list of some of my favourite Biopics (I’ve used the term loosely) and why they have made an impact on me personally. At the end I have added a list of Biopics that I haven’t seen yet, but would definitely make the list if I had (and I definitely plan to watch them). Continue reading

Hot Chocolates

As we are well and truly in the throws of winter (cue ‘winter is coming’ references and memes all over your Facebook newsfeed), I have taken upon myself the difficult task of compiling the best Hot Chocolate recipes the internet has to offer for winter 2015. From salt to exotic spices, there’s something here for everyone:

Aztec Hot Chocolate:

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The recipe for this spicy goodness can be found here. Continue reading