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7 Ways To Entertain Yourself This Week

Watch The End of the F***ing World, read a brilliant novella about friendship, and follow my favourite dog on the internet.

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1. Watch The End of the F***ing World.

Netflix

This weird and wonderful series inspired by a comic is bound to hook you. Stylistic violence and sweet puppy love come together in a perfect, surreal meld in this story of runaway troubled teens. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll scream WHAT THE FUCK? And then you'll want to watch it all over again.

Catch it on Netflix.

Also don't miss David Letterman's delightful interview with Barack Obama.

2. Read Second Best Friend by Non Pratt.

Amazon

I gobbled up this sweet novella about friendship, jealousy, and self-discovery. The story follows Jade, who starts to worry she'll never live up to her ambitious best friend, and struggles to cut out her own space among her friendship group. It's funny and painful and true.

Get it here.

Also check out these other YA books that need to be on your radar.

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3. Listen to Run.

Audible

Feed your New Years motivation with this fascinating podcast tracking an 18 week marathon training. Featuring pros Mo Farah and Jo Wicks, it's an informative and empowering trip.

Listen here.

Or check out the newly released audiobook of Dolly Alderton's funny, life affirming essays.

4. Download The Walk.

From award-winning author, Naomi Alderman comes a new fitness tracker that's Pokemon Go! meets Zombies, Run (which Alderman also created). Give your exercise a narrative and challenge your sense of real life adventure. What's not to love?

Download it here.

Or check out Fabulous, for slow and steady good habit building.

5. Cook this scalloped potato roll.

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Cheese. Potato. Grease. Is this the Good Place or what?

Or make these impossibly fluffy pancakes.

6. Treat yourself to a book subscription box.

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This subscription box is just full of pure delight for bookworms. Each month you'll receive a surprise book and gifts that match the theme of the book. It's fun and full of sweet, useful gifts that will make you feel pampered and smart. The company also offers a book only subscription.

See all subscription options here.

Or check out these affordable things every bullet journaler needs.

7. Follow my favourite dogs in the whole world, @mrpickles_and_bella.

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That's Bella. You need her in your life. Also her mum is very relatable illustrator Gemma Correll.