Monthly Archives:

August 2015

  • Book Reviews

    Book Review: The Fictional Woman

    …by Tara Moss. The Fictional Woman is part-memoir, part sociological research exploring the different labels or ‘fictions’ that are given to women. Moss’ main argument in her first nonfiction book is that…

  • All about the mind

    The Present Moment

    Most of us spend our time regretting things from the past, worrying about the future, or thinking about how things could be. I know I do. My mind is in a…

  • Life

    On writing letters

    Back in the days before technology took over our lives, people would correspond by writing letters. I was one of those people. I loved writing and receiving handwritten letters. We didn’t…

  • Life

    Brighten up with Fresh Flowers

    This post is brought to you by Fresh Flowers Some of you probably know that I have been struggling with my mental health. I do try to stay afloat and while…

  • Flash Fiction

    Microstory: The fix

    ‘We’ve tried everything,’ she said, crying. ‘Different angles, times of the month, changed diets, IVF…nothing works.’ He held her, equally hurt, knowing they couldn’t afford any more. Months later, they brought…

  • Life lessons

    If I was the Prime Minister

    The state of affairs in our country at the moment is in shambles. There isn’t a good leader in sight anywhere. The current government is crap. The Opposition is barely any…

  • Book Reviews

    Book Review: Paper Towns

    …by John Green. Quentin Jacobsen is in love with his neighbour and classmate, Margo Roth Spiegelman. Except she doesn’t seem to acknowledge his existence in spite of them being friends when…