Cinema Club // December 2017

When it’s freezing cold outside, what better way to spend your time than to bundle up in those warm, comfortable cinema seats? Exactly, to bundle up on those warm comfortable cinema seats with a huge bucket of popcorn in one hand and a refreshing Coke in the other. In this month’s Cinema Club there’s two…

Christmas Gift Guides

After sharing some tried and tested tips on Christmas shopping with you earlier this week, it’s now finally time for the fun part: getting more gift-giving inspiration. I probably spend way too much time online browsing through Christmas gift guides – I would highly recommend the 12 (!) gift guides over on What Olivia Did –…

My Instagram 2017 Best Nine

Ah, December… this month is great for a lot of things, like an abundance of snacks, burning scented candles 24/7, playing Christmas music on repeat, making gift guides and listing round-ups of the past year in music, films, books, moments and Instagram posts.  Much like the Spotify Wrapped feature, Instagram Best Nine rounds up your most…

My Winter Reading List

Sometimes you stumble upon a book and it awakens your inner book wurm. When I was younger, I was obsessed with books. Wherever I was, I would have a book with me and whenever I had only a split second to spare, I would be with my nose in the book. I loved to dive…

Christmas Shopping: The Basics

Some people absolutely hate it, and other people absolutely love it. I’m writing about the ultimate basics of Christmas shopping today, with just a couple of tried and tested tips to get you started.  1. Who are you buying for? Before you do anything related to buying Christmas presents, make a list of who you’re…

My 2017 Spotify Wrapped

Music is an important part of my life. Even though I have absolutely no musical talent, I am a very frequent listener, enjoyer and reviewer of music. I’m always playing music when I’m at home and when I’m commuting towards my university. My earbuds are practically permanently attached to my iPhone and it gives me…

My 5 Favourite Blogs

It will come as no surprise that I love to read blogs. After all, one of the reasons why I started Almost Famous Writer was because I love to read blogs (that and boredom and a need to dump my creativity and my love for pink somewhere). It’s hard to pinpoint where this love started; I…

What To Wear // Winter 2017

With the arrival of every new season comes my traditional browse through Pinterest looking for the hottest trends and the coolest inspiration. Today I listed 10 fashion trends for this Winter, from faux fur coats to straight leg denim.  // Corduroy I’m a big fan of everything corduroy – and who wouldn’t? It’s super soft,…

Meet Ziggy!

A couple of months ago we decided we wanted to adopt a cat. We both missed having a pet in the house and we really wanted to adopt a cat, to give one a good home. When I was growing up, there was always a dog around and although I definitely want to get a…

My Christmas Playlist

Pfft… 24 articles in a month, that’s a lot, eh? It definitely requires some serious planning and a lot of time writing, but this blog wouldn’t be called Almost Famous Writer if it wasn’t rooted in a deep love for writing. And besides snacks, I always find music to be the best motivational help when writing. …