Beirut Blast

Beirut Blast

There really are no words to describe what people felt witnessing the explosion that occurred in Beirut last week. Corruption? Devastation? Heartbreak? Annihilation? Even words like these don’t seem to suffice. But I do think that what we have witnessed in terms...
Mexican Gothic (Silvia Moreno-Garcia) Review

Mexican Gothic (Silvia Moreno-Garcia) Review

*THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS* How I came by Mexican Gothic I saw this book on a couple of bookstagram accounts that I admire and took note. It did not disappoint! Readability The book flows very well. It’s an easy read. I would say it was pleasant too, even...
A Short Reflection on Judgement

A Short Reflection on Judgement

Reflection must be my favourite pastime because I seem to be doing a lot of it. But, I don’t think I’m the only one thinking and rethinking these days. This year has been quite a bit to take in – especially the last few weeks. We’ve all been...
Girl, Woman, Other (Bernadine Evaristo) Review

Girl, Woman, Other (Bernadine Evaristo) Review

How I came by Girl, Woman, Other I’d seen it a couple of times at the bookstore (to be totally honest I was intrigued by the cover). After eyeing it for a while, I finally picked it up and decided to buy it after discovering it won the Booker Prize in 2019 and...
Something Has To Give

Something Has To Give

This morning I am heavy hearted. I am angry. I’m anxious about the future and generally saddened. Though my weekend, personally, was fine, I can’t pretend to be blind to what is happening in the world around me. I never was able. I’ve always been...