With all that's been happening in the world, and all the heavy books and articles I've been reading, and the news programs blasting a new crisis every hour, I really felt like I need something light to calm my soul. This book sounded like just the thing.
Archie Roach is an Indigenous Australian musician, and was a part of 'the stolen generation' as a child. It took me a little bit longer than usual to read the book, because at times it really was not a fun read. Important, yes. Very. But fun? No, not the whole time.
Recently, I watched Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained. Both were amazing. In different ways. But amazing, nonetheless. One thing they had in common was Christoph Waltz, a German-Austrian actor.
Although we are celebrating the same thing, every Muslim family around the world has their own way of doing things.
I got the job! ... And then the seeds of doubt started to sprout.
Write a story that begins and ends with someone looking up at the stars.
"Freedom of speech doesn’t mean the right to say what you want without rebuttal."
The last time I posted was on the tenth of March. Just before the whole world turned upside down. First with an unprecedented pandemic, and then with the murder of George Floyd and the re-emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement.
I read All the Bright Places almost two years ago, and fell head over heels for it. For many reasons. But mainly, I connected with the characters, and my heart broke for them. The Netflix adaptation came out recently and I was, of course, excited. It wasn't as good as the book, unsurprisingly, but, even … Continue reading Thought of the Day – 10/03/2020
When she awoke, she felt broken. There was no door, and the jump from the window didn't look any more appealing, nor did the dragon look more comforting. Things were as they always were. Except worse. Because she knew different now. She knew what was out there, and what she was missing. How could she … Continue reading Part 10: She Wanted Different