2020- A Year in Books

2020- A Year in Books

I guess it goes without saying that it’s been a terrible terrible year. Amidst all this turmoil however, books shone through the darkness like a beacon of hope. For many including myself, they offered me comfort, respite and some form of distraction, at least for a little while. Many people quarantined in their homes for [...]

The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

The Master and Margarita takes place in the same setting where it was written- the USSR at the height of the Stalinist period. During that time, artists had to work under strict censorship and were often subject to imprisonment, exile and sometimes even death. Thus, for Bulgakov, there was never any question of publishing the [...]

January Favourites

January Favourites

The first month of the year has been both refreshing and exhausting with equal measure. I started the year full of motivation and ideas ready to be explored, but sometimes (and by sometimes I mean always), life decides to throw some hurdles your way. I do not want to dwell on the negative though, so [...]

2019 Reading Review

2019 Reading Review

What a year it has been! A year full of incredible stories,  new adventures, dark moments but also newfound courage. I am so thankful for each and every second of 2019, even the ones where I was lost in the darkest and most horrifying corridors of my mind, because I've learnt so much about myself. [...]

Festive Season

Festive Season

It is finally December, which means time for me to start listening to Christmas songs on repeat and watch all of my favourite Christmas films! I think I love the expectant build up to Christmas more than I actually love Christmas day, probably because that feeling of having something to look forward to adds some [...]