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What TV Series and YouTube am I watching?

I am always looking for new TV Series, Films and new YouTube channels to watch whether it’s on Netflix, Channel 4 or YouTube, where I can really get stuck into and become obsessed!
So I thought that I would love to share my recent favourite TV Series and Films with you guys!

Let’s get started by saying that I have now decided to restart the whole Gilmore Girls series. I have always just ended up watching random episodes that come on the television but never in order! And now, I am making progress and am currently on Series 2 Episode 13 (this has probably changed since I wrote this) and going strong!

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Let’s jump along with the hype itself, that is 13 Reasons Why. I cannot tell you how excited I have been for this series to come out! It is based on a book by Jay Asher called 13 Reasons Why, where a girl in high school commits suicide and leaves 13 different cassettes for 13 pupils at the school. I won’t tell you any more about it, but head on over to my other post ‘What I’m looking forward to on Netflix in 2017’ where I go more into depth!

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The next favourite is definitely Once Upon A Time. This has been a huge favourite of mine for the 10 months and I really didn’t think that I would enjoy it, but I fell in love since the very first episode and now I am on Season 4!

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This week I have started to watch Broadchurch as everyone has been telling me how good it is and that it has made it’s return onto itv! So, here I am having a dabble at Broadchurch thinking that it could be interesting but really hoping that I am not disappointed by the hype.
NOT THE CASE. I have now watched the whole first series in two days and I am loving it!
I would highly recommend this if you love crime and mysteries! I love trying to work out who has killed who, who has been going behind someone else’s back, who is lying..
Such a great show!

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My fourth choice would be American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson and again, I became addicted to this straight away! I watched the first episode and had to watch another four back to back.
I really enjoy watching things that are factual or based on real life situations and this just really fascinated me and seeing how he could’ve got away with so much in his lifetime!

My guilty pleasure is going to be number 5 on this list.. Made In Chelsea (You can watch every single episode on All 4).
I haven’t watched this for the last two years and all of a sudden I saw an advert saying that there’s a new baby on the way and just had to catch up right away.
This is one of my programmes that I really enjoy to watch, but I leave it until  when my boyfriend is in work so he doesn’t complain about everything, every second haha!

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Swiftly moving onto another guilty pleasure of mine is Keeping Up With The Kardashians. I have watched the Kardashians  for absolute years and have always just found it sort of interesting how they live their lives, what they get up to, what they spend money on, what luxury items they own.. It’s probably more of a ‘lifestyle thing for me, than a ‘Oh my god, what is Kim up to now?’
Does anybody feel the same way about this? I just love watching it!

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I think I will take a slightly different route this time with what I am watching and I will share my recent Youtube love. Again, I went travelling for 16 months and didn’t watch YouTube properly since, so I have really been getting back into it again recently and that is going back old school with Alfie Eyes (PointlessBlogVlogs), Zoe Sugg (Zoella) and Rhiannon Ashlee (RhiannonAshleeVlogs). I just love watching vlogs especially, it sounds really boring when I explain it to people that don’t understand why I watch them, but watching people’s every day lives is weirdly interesting to me..
Not forgetting that I adore watching gorgeous little Delilah (Rhiannon Ashlee’s baby girl) in the vlogs and seeing her grow up. I don’t have children, am I excited to have some? Yes, but I am definitely not having any for quite a long time yet! I adore watching family vlogs, baby vlogs, pregnancy vlogs and reading ‘mummy blogs’ too – people might think that that is weird, but I have actually met quite a few people that feel the same way recently!

I am trying not to watch videos like Primark Hauls, Boots Hauls, Make Up Hauls recently as it just does make me want to spend after going ‘Ooh! That looks like a lovely product!’ and then I complain that I am ridiculously skint! But I do absolutely love them and will post a few links to some of my favourite channels of YouTube in general below:

WhatLydDid (A lot of hauls, beauty, lifestyle, vlogs, all sorts! Also, can I mention that she so amazingly donated her hair to charity?!)

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katiedoesbeauty (Katie posts amazing vlogs, beauty videos, fashion hauls and makes me want to spend all of my non existent money!)

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sophdoesnails (a huge amount of beauty videos!)

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RebeccaCoco (if you want some daily vlogs and also so many incredible beauty and lifestyle videos)

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KelseyDay (for some amazing lifestyle videos and vlogs!)

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TheTimTracker (if you love watching Orlando, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios videos like me – getting all the latest news, general vlogs around the parks..)

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So there is a huge insight to what I have been watching recently and I feel like I would enjoy doing more of these in the future! I hope you enjoyed this post and my recommendations and don’t forget to send me yours too!

If you want more posts to read, then check some of these out:

Amazon Fire Stick Review

I have recently purchased an Amazon Fire Stick so that I can have everything all in one place such as Amazon Video, Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Music, Photos and so on, so on..

I am very impressed with how simple it is and how easy it is to setup – Amazon automatically link your account to the Fire Stick (you can ask them not to if it’s a gift) and it comes on instantly! Not forgetting that it’s just a USB stick that you simply plug into the power source and your tv and BOOM on it goes! Very simple.

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At a bargain of £34.99, I would highly recommend the Amazon Fire Stick as it’s just simple, has all the content you need and you can even download third party apps onto it. Handy!

I feel that this product is definitely for all age ranges and is suitable for families too. It is jam packed with films and tv programmes, you can listen to your music on there, view your photos from the Amazon Cloud and you can even play games on here too (& purchase a gaming controller too, if needed).

It is very easy to navigate, personalise and find the correct films and shows that you want. If you can’t be bothered with the simply remote (which has a similar layout to the Apple TV Remote) then you can download the Amazon Fire App that lets you use your phone as a remote as a mouse, voice recognition and to type!

You can find the Amazon Fire Stick from this link HERE
Have you tried one of these? Or have something similar?
Tell me your experiences with ‘Smart boxes’!
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YouTube: Disastrous Kayaking in Franz Josef!

This was one of my favourite days in New Zealand – I loved every minute of it!
I say that it is ‘disastrous’ but just in the fact that we all kept sabotaging each other and rowing into trees and verges..
But as you can see, I am finally getting through my footage very slowly but surely! Lots more videos to come up, so keep your eyes peeled!

Do you want to go kayaking or have you been? Was it as disastrous as ours?
Zoe
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Hobbiton Footage!

It turns out that I have only got a small amount of footage from Hobbiton, so I just combined everything into this one video!

I will be posting more New Zealand footage up this week, and already have some Australia ones up so check them out at: youtube.com/nuggetstumpblog!

Enjoy!
Zoe
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VLOG: New Zealand Pt. 1

I have finally got my hard drive working again and have put together a short video of some New Zealand footage I have! Expect a few video this week as I have so much footage from NZ, and I’ll be doing a separate video for Hobbiton and Franz Josef probably!

Enjoy!
More over at youtube.com/nuggetstumpblog
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NEW VIDEO: I DID A SKYDIVE!

I will be having a NZone Skydive post up soon with all of the details on what I did and what it was like – so look out for that!
In the meantime, go and check out: nzoneskydive.co.nz
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In Real Life: My Journey to a Pixelated World by Joey Graceffa Review

I thought that I would give this book a quick read whilst I’m waiting for Ernest Cline’s new book ‘Armada’ to come out. So, I gave this a go as I love Joey Graceffa’s personality on YouTube and obviously, I enjoy making YouTube videos, also.

As soon as I started reading this, I was hooked and so surprised at the life that Joey went through. I had no idea about his family and it just made me love him even more!
He deals with issues like families, divorce, alcoholism, coming out, bullying, depression, anxiety.. there’s a lot to it, in this book!

It is such a great read and I highly recommend it to any fans of YouTubers! I can’t wait to read some more of their books now, too!

You can get this book from: Amazon (Paperback £3.85, Kindle Edition £6.33)