About Me


ellen kathryn darbyshire

My name is Ellen, I’m 17 and I like writing so much so that I’ve dedicated a blog to all the rubbish that my brain churns out whilst I’m having my tea or waiting for the bus. I also like reading, and drawing, and study Creative Writing, English Language and Graphic Design, so it’s all related it one way or another. I’ve no idea what I want to do in the future – maybe some form of journalism? (hint hint, BBC and other media outlet representatives who are obviously reading this right now) – but I think I’ve missed my chance at being a neurosurgeon…

I also love animals – so much so that I don’t eat them – and keep three ex-battery hens (Gretchen, Spinelli and Jill). I also have a kind of newly developed obsession with greyhounds. As much as I love writing, I just don’t write much anymore, so I hope this blog will get me going.

For the sake of transparency, some recurring themes you may or may not find on blog are:

  • Book reviews
  • Vegan and animal rights discussion
  • Short stories and flash fiction
  • University babbling
  • Film and music reviews
  • Whatever nonsense I feel like writing!


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