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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

I started my holiday this weekend and I’ve already used my days wisely. Yesterday I spent the afternoon with a friend. We ate donuts, watchedย Spider-Man: Far From Home, and then ate loads of food. It was bliss but I was stuffed by the end of the night. Today, I woke up, took some photos, read, and had a nap. It’s been all go. So, if the rest of the week goes like this I won’t do a great deal but I’ll be well-rested. And hopefully well-read.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

I’ve got a holiday coming up in a week so, at the moment, all I can think about is getting through the next 5 days. The only problem is, I have to try and write a load of articles about football in those days. Something I know fuck all about. So, it takes a lot of research and writing obviously takes time. I don’t mind having to do it but my boss is really keen to get it done. I’m not sure he understands how long it will take to get it right. It’s a really good job that I’m so fast at typing. Touch typing is hardly an important skill these days but I guess it has done quite well for me. So well, that my boss even asked me if I’d ever thought about being a secretary because of it. Don’t worry. I bit my tongue and laughed it off. Even if the feminist inside me was screaming with a white-hot rage.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

I’m probably not going to be doing a reading wrap-up post this month because I’ve been terrible at reading. I’ve only managed to finish one book and that was Detective Pikachu. I don’t know how it’s gone so badly for me but I’ve just not been motivated. And it’s not that I haven’t got enough good books to read. I’ve currently got about 4 on the go and I’m enjoying them all. It’s just I can’t seem to open the pages. I’ve been pretty lazy. I guess I’m just so tired at the moment. Thankfully, I just have to get through 2 more weeks of work and I’ve got a week off. It’ll be the last break I have before our busy Summer period. Maybe I’ll get some reading done then? Or maybe I’ll just waste my time doing nothing again.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

This time next week I’ll be in London having finally seenย Hamilton. I’m super excited but I’ve got a lot to do to get ahead. I hope to have everything ready so I don’t need to worry about posts next week but, knowing me, it probably won’t happen. At least I should get a bit of reading done on the way down and the way back. A two-hour train journey is always good for getting ahead on the old reading challenge. Truth be told, I’ve been very bad this week. I’m not even halfway through my current read so, from the look of it, I won’t be ready for a review this week either. June clearly isn’t my reading month. But nevermind.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

Boy, the weekend has just flown by, hasn’t it? But we’re in June. June is a pretty big month. For one thing, my older sister’s baby is due on the 21st. So, obviously, we’re all getting a bit excited and anxious about it. I’m mainly anxious because I’m absolutely dreadful around babies. Kind of terrified of them. They’re so tiny and delicate and I am neither of those things. I’ll just be one of those aunts who never actually goes near their niece/nephew. It’ll be fine. After that, the biggest thing happening this month is finally getting to seeย Hamilton. I am so excited. The first time I heard the soundtrack I was obsessed. It’s such a perfectly written musical. Lin Manuel Miranda is an absolute genius. I never thought I’d the chance to see it but I managed to get some tickets with some friends. It’s going to be amazing.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

We’re in the middle of a bank holiday weekend and it’s going great so far. I’ve had a great time but this is my last bank holiday this year. As my job gets super busy in August, we don’t get the August bank holiday off. I’ve already got so used to 4 day weeks that I’m not sure how I’m going to cope. You wouldn’t have thought I’d just left a job where I worked nearly every bank holiday.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

Today has been a weird day. For almost a year I’ve been suffering from alopecia and it’s slowly been getting worse over the past few months. So, today I finally bit the bullet and bought a wig. I was annoyingly terrified before I went. I had no idea what to expect andย  I was worried about it being too obviously fake. But I have a wedding coming up later this year and I was determined to get something to wear. My two sisters came with me for moral support and were absolutely fabulous. And I managed to find something that I really like. It’ll take time to get used to it but it feels good that I’ve made that step. It also makes me feel stupid for being so worried about it. But that’s me all over.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

Today, I had a massive panic that I’d accidentally put my phone in the washing machine. I knew I probably hadn’t because even I’m not that stupid but I couldn’t find it anywhere. So, my mind immediately starts conjuring up images of it being in the middle of the pile of washing I’d just put on. Of course, I found it not long after. As it happens it was under a pile of books I’d just been taking photos of. Guess that’s what you get when you spend your day off preparing for the week ahead. It also meant that I didn’t read as much as I’d wanted to. My plan is to finish this quickly, have a quick shower, and then settle down with my current read for the night. Get me in the right head space for the week ahead. I’m starting my apprenticeship webinars tomorrow. We’ll see how it goes. Then I can finally see what I’ve let myself in for.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

What a week it’s been here on my blog. I have posted an absolutely unprecedented 7 times. I imagine you’re pretty sick of me by now. Especially as you won’t get a break until Friday. There’s just been an awful lot going on recently. I had many post-Endgame thoughts and thenย Game of Thrones happened. It’s been a huge pop culture week and I had to get it all out I guess. But it’s back to normal this week. I definitely don’t have the patience, the motivation, or the content to keep this up all the time.

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Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

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How has your week been? What have you been reading?

Big weekend this weekend.ย Endgameย weekend. I had to wait until Saturday morning to see it but I managed to avoid spoilers. I’m going to be dedicating this week to the film. My Tuesday review will be spoiler free but, instead of a TBT post, I’ll do a spoiler filled analysis on Thursday. I’ll end the week with a celebration of my favourite small moments. It’s a really weird feeling now that I’ve seen it. Not only am I still processing everything but it feels like something has ended. Those of use who have been there since the start have been with these characters for over 11 years. It feels really personal and important that we’re at this point. It’s the end of an era. And the film was such a celebration of the original 5 Avengers that spending a few days talking about them only seems fair. So, I hope you’ll indulge me just this once. And, it gets me away from the problem of deciding which Marvel film to revisit for my TBT. Who could chose?

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