Before I discovered Booktube (because honestly before this year all I ever used YouTube for was songs, live services and 'how to' videos. Who knew it's a full time job and there are all kind of niches out there.) Anyway, before I discovered Booktube, Pinterest used to inform most of book recommendations. I'll tell you … Continue reading Best of 2020 – book edition
Picture availed by Google from Tortoise in a nutshell I had wanted to share one from my own collection but clearly I'm not good at taking and keeping photos. So here's another from Google I am sure we all can't wait to firmly close the chapter on this year... Only 4 days to go💪🏿
I did mention that I had taken an online poetry course, right? But I probably didn't mention that at the climax of that class I toyed with the idea of compiling my own anthology. Do you want to know what the title was going to be? Well here is another poem to usher us into … Continue reading Free verse.
Have you heard the song by roughly the same title by Molly Kate Kestner? I first heard it off the show 'All Rise', brilliant show too but I think this song is fitting for my celebration today. It has been a full year since my first post and in 366 days later, I've had 50 … Continue reading Blogiversary – On My Way Up
Today's post is a short story titled 'The Compatibility Test'. It first appeared on Reedsy prompts and was inspired by the prompt 'two perspectives of people on a blind date'. You can use this link Writing prompts to create your own account and get to writing. I hope you enjoy this. Boy.I don’t know why … Continue reading When your plans get sidelined
You woke up. At whatever time it was, and went through the day with the same subconscious that you've always used. Brush your teeth, make your bed. And all these actions that you've never thought twice about. May we never lose our wonder. But then, just because it's not, it takes its own unique course. … Continue reading Just another day!
'Of the writing of books, there is no end' - Ecclesiastes 12:12 There is little in this world that compares to a good book. Like a seriously good book. One that stays with you long after you've turned the last page. One that entertains as well as educates (I'm probably just being wordy here). And … Continue reading 5 books I would readily recommend
From pain, from the past, from failure and disappointment, from expectations, from crappy relationships, from things that are good to you but not good for you (like addictions) and from ourselves. It appears that at any given moment of close reflection there is something we do want to walk away freer from. So how do … Continue reading How to walk away…
Where's the line? What's too much information and what needs to be kept in? This is a genuine question in search of an authentic answer since, with blogging, I seem to deal in a trade that thrives on the best kept secrets; what's the best way to bake the perfect chocolate cake, what are the … Continue reading What they don’t tell you about ‘TMI’ and privacy