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    Here's All The Best Ways To Procrastinate This Week

    What to watch, play, read, and eat.

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    1. Watch Please Like Me.

    Amazon Prime

    It took me ages to get around to watching this after a friend recommended it, but GUYS. Do not make the same mistake I did. Stop what you're doing and binge this delightful, hilarious, bittersweet, and relatable-as-HELL series RIGHT. NOW.

    Australian comedian Josh Thomas is both creator and star of this wickedly funny drama, which also features his adorable real-life dog John, so what more could you want? Honestly though, this show manages to hit the nail on the head when it comes to just about everything: sex, friendship, mental health, family relationships, growing up, and finding yourself.

    It's super lovely – please like it.

    Watch it on Amazon Prime.

    Or, give yourself over to the atmospheric and fascinating The Get Down on Netflix.

    2. Read Alpha by Bessora Barroux.

    Barrington Stoke.

    This English Pen Award-winning graphic novel tells the story of Alpha, a man trying to reunite with his family in Europe after leaving Cote d'Ivoire. It's heartbreaking and eye-opening and beautiful and will completely captivate you.

    Buy a copy here.

    For something a bit more light-hearted, Amy Schumer's memoir promises some hilarious anecdotes and wry observations.

    3. Listen to the Carly Rae Jepsen's Emotion B-side tracks.

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    Rossalyn says: "Carly Rae Jepson has a series of new bangers on her Emotion: Side B, including the instant WTF classic 'Store' (you need to listen to the chorus to see what I mean). 'First Time' is a perfect pop song."

    Listen here.

    Or Alan suggests checking out Nocturne, which describes itself as "a hybrid form of audio storytelling that blends elements of documentary, fiction and sound-art".

    4. Play Final Taptasy.


    So my partner recently spent at LEAST three full days trying to recalibrate his MacBook to support Final Fantasy because it makes him all nostalgic for his teen gaming days. My advice: Do not try to recalibrate your MacBook. Pick up this retro-style Final Fantasy-inspired pixel game instead.

    Get it for iOS and Android.

    Or try Pac-Man Pop for some mindless fun.

    5. Cook these sweet potato bombs.

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    So cheesy, so delicious, so easy – what more could you need? Whipping up these super-savoury treats makes for an excellent weekend afternoon activity that can easily transition into a weekend evening amuse-bouche. Perfection.

    Get the recipe here.

    If you've got a sweet tooth, try any or all of these delicious ways to eat candyfloss.

    6. Try learning how to brew a truly proper cup of tea.

    Sian Butcher

    Take an afternoon to play around with the tips from this helpful guide. Ailbhe spoke to a bona fide tea expert at Whittard to get the lowdown on things like ideal brewing temperatures, when to actually add milk, and how to avoid bitterness.

    Learn how to make the perfect cuppa here.

    Already a tea expert? Try out one of these delightful DIYs!

    7. Follow The Catnip Times.

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    Add some baby-free cuteness to your Facebook timeline with The Catnip Times. This perfect page for cat lovers curates adorable kitten videos and pics, plus animal rights information and practical cat care tips.

    Follow The Catnip Times here.

    Not a cat person (gasp!)? I always enjoy a @DepressedDarth tweet.

    This is a weekly series. Let me know how you're killing time in the comments or on Twitter for a chance to be featured next week!