“Maybe happiness didn’t have to be about the big, sweeping circumstances, about having everything in your life in place. Maybe it was about stringing together a bunch of small pleasures. Wearing slippers and watching the Miss Universe contest. Eating a brownie with vanilla ice cream. Getting to level seven in Dragon Master and knowing there … Continue reading
Currently reading Animal Farm by George Orwell. I just started but I’m liking it so far! Will post a review soon. Fun fact: George Orwell’s birthplace in eastern India is to become an official Ghandi memorial sometime soon.
“Well … when I went up to Madam Pomfrey to get them shrunk, she held up a mirror and told me to stop her when they were back to how they normally were […] And I just … let her carry on a bit. […] Mum and Dad won’t be too pleased. I’ve been trying … Continue reading
Not writing, this time, but listening. Two of my favourites: “Shelters” by Michael Lee- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pyzlA0Rv7s “To JK Rowling, From Cho Chang” by Rachel Rostad- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFPWwx96Kew Slam poetry and free verse poetry are some of my favorite genres of poems being both raw and impacting, and soft and subtle. I can only hope to be able to create … Continue reading
“But Buck possessed a quality that made for greatness -imagination.” – Jack London, The Call of the Wild
Adventurous, wild and real The Call of the Wild is kinda one of those stories that make you just want to jump into the pages and live in the book. It’s wild, it’s free, it’s simple yet brilliant. Seeing the harsh northern world through the eyes of a dog is surprisingly humbling and feeling the wild … Continue reading