Another Opinion on Girlboss.

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Last weekend, I binge-watched the new Netflix series, Girlboss, in one day. So I guess you could say I liked it.

The show is a semi-autobiographical depiction of Sophia Amoruso’s, the real life Girlboss, entrepanerial rise of her vintage fashion brand Nasty Gal from its inception in 2006, when it was just a lowly ebay stored where she ‘flipped’ clothes. The then-23 year old Sophia just wanted to not work for anyone else anymore, and so she almost by accident became her own boss.

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Books that Affected me Most in 2016.

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Most recently read: top left, oldest read: bottom right

Is it too late to write posts about 2016? I mean, it’s still January, so…

I really wanted to do a post about the books that stuck with me the most last year. In case you’ve been keeping up in any capacity, at the start of 2016, I gave myself a goal to read 15 books in 2016 through the Goodreads Reading Challenge, and suffice to say, I did it! Just over a book a month may seem miniscule to some, but I think I can count on one hand the amount of books I read in 2015 (if that), so it feels nice that I went out of my way to make it happen. I used to devour books as a teen, but in the age of YouTube and Netflix, it often feels so much easier to opt for visual stimulation than picking up a book… especially when you can scroll through social media while you catch up on your favourite show.

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La La Land.

This weekend, I went to see La La Land. And when I left the cinema, the feelings I held, I imagine, were very similar to those felt by audiences witnessing motion picture musicals for the first time back in the turn of the last millennium.

(Disclaimer: while I will indulge in fairly minor spoiler territory, I won’t be going into detail with the plot points. I loved going in to watch La La Land with fresh eyes and ears, but reading this review won’t take away the magic if you haven’t seen it yet, I promise)

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