“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

Fall: the season of change and endings. The trees that once thrived during spring and summer are now facing months of slumber. The warm sunshine hides behind grey clouds, heavy raindrops and bitter winds. But despite this melancholy picture, Fall is also the season of vibrant colours: orange-red leaves scattered over pavements, pumpkins decorating windowsills [...]

Sounds

Sounds

The world is a place of noise and chaos. People talking over each other. Horns blaring in a twisted line of traffic. Construction works drowning out the sound of your own thoughts. How do we even survive this bedlam? How can we hear ourselves speak if the words are instantly snatched from our lips? The [...]

I. Classics

I. Classics

One of my main resolutions of 2018 was to read more classics. Now I know that it sounds absolutely cliched, especially considering how this goal has been cropping up in every yearly resolution while never showing any inclination to do anything about it. However, something has changed this year. I guess you could say that [...]

II. Book Menus

II. Book Menus

After a whole week of binge-watching The Great British Bake-Off and Chef's Table, I can safely say that my diet is officially cancelled! I just find these shows and documentaries so interesting to watch, and not to mention extremely appetising! I also love it when food is mentioned in a book. Reading about food in [...]

Summer

Summer

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Memories... Despite the sweltering heat, the sweat dripping down our backs and the clothes sticking to parts [...]