Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Recently, I joined a book club run by one of my best friends which focuses on promoting critical thinking, especially in terms of the political and social issues of today. The book club is called Books for the Resistance. Our book for August/September was The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The novel follows Starr, … Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

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International Literacy Day 2017

Wow, I've really been neglecting my blog! Sorry about that. Next Friday (September 8th) is UNESCO's International Literacy Day! This year, International Literacy Day will be celebrated across the world under the theme of ‘Literacy in a digital world’.  From the UNESCO website: At record speed, digital technologies are fundamentally changing the way people live, … Continue reading International Literacy Day 2017

And Now For Something Completely Different…My First Wantable Box!

“And now for something completely different…” – John Cleese, Monty Python This series of blog posts is for posts that don’t really match the rest of my blog (i.e. they aren’t related to writing, reading, steampunk, etc) but that I wanted to post anyway. In this edition, I'll be reviewing my first Wantable Style Edit … Continue reading And Now For Something Completely Different…My First Wantable Box!