Oscar buzz, rebellious birds and billboards, and film stars

It’s award season and it’s buzzing with rumors, nominations and wins. The past few weeks I was able to get my ass to the cinema (despite this super-crazy-important deadline of my master thesis proposal looming over my head) and I got to see some great films. Even though the second month of the year has…

Hello 2018! // Editorial

With the end of one year and the arrival of a new one, usually comes a time of reflection. Looking back at 2017, I feel like it has just passed me by. I originally wanted to write a 17 highlights of 2017 post, but before I knew it, 2018 had arrived already and it just…

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,…