Technology has become a massive part of our everyday lives. We’re all wanting to create a smart environment. From being able to turn on our heating with a touch of a button on our phone and with voice control, enable Spotify to play our favourite song. Today I wanted to chat about my experience just over six months in to using the Samsung Galaxy Watch.
I have wanted a smart watch for a little while, I previously had a Sony Smart Watch, but unfortunately, that didn’t last long. Also it was bulky and didn’t really look like a watch. As a lover on Samsung and Android, it was no wonder I picked up the Galaxy Watch, it connects easily to my phone and in Rose Gold, looks pretty good. I couldn’t say no to Rose Gold!
Netflix has been killing it recently! They have some amazing programmes and movies you should definitely watch. I pretty much watch something day in, day out on Netflix. I have been truly addicted to some, weekends are great as I pretty much watch a whole season in one sitting. Before you realise there are no more episodes and you’re waiting five months for the next season.
The last time I shared my Favourite Netflix Series was back in December 2017! A lot has happened and changed since then, now is a perfect time to share my Current Netflix Top Picks. I’m really excited to share these with you today, please let me know down in the comments if you’ve watched any of these yourself. They’re all pretty different from one another, I love the diversity of programmes.
Moving from Winter to Spring is probably the wrong time of year, it’s great watching Netflix during the colder months. It’s lovely sitting on the sofa, with a blanket, maybe even cuddling up with your loved one and watching a movie on Netflix, or even binge-watching one of their many series. Now it’s starting to warm up, I will be watching less so hopefully nothing much good and exciting comes out!
Around this time last year, I shared my Must-See Movies of 2018. I am such a film buff, I adore anything from family and action to fantasy and sci-fi. 2018 was a great year for movies, some of my favourites were Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War and Venom, they really killed it with all the movies. Some failed at the box office whereas others were a massive hit, I’m looking at you Black Panther.
For 2019, I thought I would do the same and share with you my Must-See Movies of 2019 because let me tell you now, there are some big ones coming out this year! Also, I think 2019 will be the year I go back to my childhood, you’ll find out in a moment what I mean by that. There is definitely a long list of movies for 2019, I’ve had to control myself and limit this list to eight. If I went anymore, we would be here for weeks.
One of my main loves of being a blogger is being able to speak about anything and everything in one place. An Ocean Glimmer is a place for me to share my thoughts and favourites, to be honest, to share pretty much anything. Today’s post is no different, I try and bring a variety, whether that’s beauty, motorsports and entertainment. You might not know this but I adore comic books!
I have loved reading comic books for long as I remember, over the years, I have taken a really liken to them. Who doesn’t love a comic book!? I would definitely call myself a comic book geek, to be honest, a geek in general. Some people like sports and others like music, for me anything geeky is a must. There are so many reasons to love comic books, from the creativity and characters to how unique the storylines are.
What makes a night in perfect, a film of course! I adore nothing better than snuggling under a blanket with the perfect film on. My choice normally relates to the time of year, it’s December, you’ve guessed it a festive favourite! There’s nothing better than putting on my favourite film, I have a couple of good movies that I have to watch every Christmas.
Today I’m sharing my top six movies I always have to watch when December comes around! It’s only 9th December and I’ve already watched two from my below list. I adore watching festive films, I can never get bored of them. I always love when new Christmas movies come out, the below are some of my favourite classic movies.
At the ripe old age of 22, I can’t believe I’m saying this but I love reading. Throughout primary school, English was my worst subject, I absolutely hated this subject and would even break down in tears. This meant reading wasn’t exactly my favourite and while my classmates were enjoying books such as Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia, I was sat in the corner dreading having to read.
I don’t know what it was about reading but we just didn’t get along. It wasn’t until when I was in Year 3 that things changes, my favourite teacher understood what I was going through and was on hand to help me improve. She gave me a list of different children’s authors, to make reading exciting for myself. Now, there’s only one author from this list that I actually remember and still read today.
I was recently contacted by Patrick Canning, to read and review one of his books, The Colonel and the Bee. After reading the blurb, I was very intrigued! It sounded like my type of book and genre to read. I am always on the search for new books to read and I’m always willing to try new books. My book reviews have decreased a little over the last couple of months. Unfortunately, I haven’t participated in many Book Blog Tours.
Not only did the blurb sell The Colonel and the Bee to me but these two snappy reviews:
Around the World in Eighty Days meets Wizard of Oz. Lara Croft, steampunk style.
I am really happy to share with you The Colonel and the Bee and my review, of course, like my normal reviews I will be sharing the full blurb and bio for the author. At the moment this is the only book review I have lined up for the next month. It seems like Book Blog Tours have gone silent on the books I am interested in. I might just have to read and review the books I’ve had on my Goodreads to-read shelf for a little while.
I hope you enjoy this review, shall we begin?
I hope you’re all having a lovely September! Here is my first Blog Blitz in a little while, one I am definitely happy to be apart of as only recently did I read the first book in the series Skeletal. A book that I fell in love with, now I’m looking forward and really excited to read the sequel Avian. I’m really thankful to Emma Pullar for this opportunity to read Avian.
This blog book tour is hosted by Sarah Hardy, over at Bloodhound Books, I have found some new loves since participating in book tours. Today is no different as I am on the second day on the Avian Blog Blitz by Emma, I am also sharing the Blog Blitz with Rae Reads, Sean’s Book Reviews, Me and My Books and The Misadventure of a Reader, please give them some love!
I know recently I haven’t participated in many Book Blog Tours, there haven’t been very many I wanted to participate in because they haven’t been my type of genre. Also, there will be no more Blogger Book Nook on An Ocean Glimmer which I am a little upset about as I really enjoyed participating in these. If you have missed any of these posts, you can catch up with them all here.
Moving on, I have a couple of book reviews in the pipeline, I adore reading but recently it’s been really hard to find the spare time to read. July and August have truly been two of the busiest months of this year and I hope things start to calm down a little. Today I am sharing with you my thoughts on The Last Straw, the second book in the Pigeon Blood Red Series from Ed Duncan.
For as long as I can remember, I have always been reading. I love it and it’s such a great way to escape for a couple of hours. Sometimes you can have a good amount of free time to read a couple of chapters but unfortunately, not all the time. I know there are now eBook versions of your favourite books to read on your phone / tablet but there’s nothing better than having the paperback in your hands.
Today is Paperback Book Day, a good day to celebrate all paperback books whether it’s heading to your favourite bookshop or looking over your collection to recall those quiet days spent reading a book.