The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood) Review

The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood) Review

*Spoilers* How I came by the book As with The Penelopiad, I read The Handmaid’s Tale late. A bit too late, I believe. The novel was published in the mid 80’s and I read it last month – 35 years later. I had expressed interest in reading it before...
Everything Is Figureoutable (Marie Forleo) Review

Everything Is Figureoutable (Marie Forleo) Review

How I came by the book I ordered Everything is Figureoutable from Gleebooks a few months before I was able to get my hands on it. I made the order around August and then I left Australia and did not get back til November. When I received the email that the book had...
The Senate is in Discussion for Medevac Repeal (Second Piece)

The Senate is in Discussion for Medevac Repeal (Second Piece)

This week, the Australian senate continues discussions to vote on the repeal of the medevac bill. In my previous article on Medevac, I explained what the bill achieves – essentially, it allows medical doctors to decide to transfer refugees and asylum seekers from...
A Month Into The Lebanese Protests (Day 33)

A Month Into The Lebanese Protests (Day 33)

The people have spoken. And the world has heard them. But, the Lebanese have yet to see their political and socioeconomic demands met. I’m writing this on the 19thof November, the 33rdday of the protests. As I write, I’m watching the news and learning that a...