Women and the #Hottest100 – it’s not just music

I started tweeting a lot about the Hottest 100 both last night and this afternoon, and it finally got to the point where I knew I should move my comments onto a platform that allows for more space (by the way, I am against Twitter increasing its current character limit. 140 is great). If you’re sick of reading thinkpieces about the Hottest 100, I’ll be okay if you leave. I have a complicated relationship with the Hottest 100 – I listen most years, but I think this is the first time I’ve voted since 2012 – and this year I found myself agonising over my Top 10. I’m posting an image of it, which is something I’ve never done in the past just so we can see how I voted. You can access a full list of the Countdown here.


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What I’ve been watching, January 2016 and Sarah Blasko covers Life on Mars

So it turns out that if I don’t write every day, I let things slip. This week has been a bit busy – I’ve gone back to work is the main thing, and I’ve had other things I’ve been working on. I definitely need to figure out some sort of schedule for the blog, but that’s not going to happen in the next week or so. I have been watching things. I’m behind on my reading already, so I might just have to read the YA books on the pile to ease myself into it. I’ve been watching a few things this week, for which there will be reviews.

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