She’s Back! … Maybe?

Posted 26 January, 2022 by Lianne in Miscellaneous / 1 Comment

Happy New Year! Wishing everyone a wonderful, prosperous, and healthy 2022 🙂

Yes, it’s been a while since I’ve posted here (almost a year, shhhh). It’s been a very busy 2021 for me, from studying, writing, and passing the NCLEX exam to starting my new role at my hospital as an RN, the ongoing pandemic, and just trying to reclaim my life back a bit as the pandemic has restricted things and added further pressures on other things. For example, Instagram is reminding me of my last foreign trip two years ago, so I’m feeling the restrictions moreso.

Anyway, I’m hoping to get back to blogging a wee bit more. It was a much better reading year for me in 2021 compared to previous years and I’m hoping this year will be much better. Read some great books last year which I hope I can catch up and review here at some point, though I’m not gonna lie, I’m feeling a little blah in doing so partly because I lost all my draft files so I’ve procrastinated in bringing that up again. We’ll see how it goes.

I self-published two more poetry books last year! More details to follow–not to mention updates here–but I hope the creative upswing continues.

And finally as always you can catch me more easily over at Instagram at @eclecticreading 🙂 Until next time–and hopefully not too long this time!

She’s alive! An update

Posted 15 March, 2021 by Lianne in Website / 1 Comment

Hello world! I’m still here, lol.

Well, I mean, I haven’t fully fallen the face of the earth as this blog may suggest–I am active on Instagram–but I have been terribly busy. I’m in my final semester of my RN programme (at long last!) so it’s been crazy busy navigating my preceptor’s schedule with my own schedule on top of other schoolwork, a project I’m spearheading at work, this ongoing pandemic, and so forth. Hectic, right?

I do hope to get back to blogging at some capacity once the semester is over (to keep me sane as I study for the NCLEX). I have been reading when I have a moment to spare–and indeed I started off 2021 reading a bit more than I had towards the end of 2020 (which was madness personified, I tell you). I just hope I’ve remembered enough from the books I’ve read to type up some decent reviews (you’d think I’d made proper notes with all these notebooks I have. But nope, lol. We’re going to whing this, hahaha).

Until the next post, stay safe and if you’re over at Instagram, drop me a line 🙂

Movie: Outlaw King

Posted 15 October, 2020 by Lianne in Entertainment / 1 Comment

A true David vs. Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish ‘Outlaw King’ Robert the Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.


I’ve sort of had this movie in my radar since hearing about it before TIFF a few years ago. Never had gone to TIFF of course but the movie always sort of lingered somewhere in my brain. Found out a while ago that it was streaming on Netflix and here we are 🙂

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Movie: Priest

Posted 15 October, 2020 by Lianne in Entertainment / 0 Comments

A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.


I remember hearing that this movie was being adapted from a manwha by the same title and thought it was cool that Paul Bettany was headlining the movie (he rarely gets a lead role, I find, which is strange because he’s a good actor). I had no idea what to watch on Netflix one time and ended up choosing this flick, lol.

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Movie: Tenet

Posted 8 October, 2020 by Lianne in Entertainment / 1 Comment

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.


This is the first movie I’ve seen in theatres since the lockdown. It’s an interesting experience–you have to reserve, you choose your seats. We watched the movie in the mid-afternoon so there was barely anyone in the theatre–maybe 7 of us, tops. So yeah, we chose to watch Christopher Nolan’s latest flick.

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