Currently Reading + TBR List

  If you are (or ever have been) a university student, you know that the busiest time of the semester is always before the holidays. You have essays to hand in and tests to write - and that means that you have less time to read for your own amusement. Yet, with the winter coming, … Continue reading Currently Reading + TBR List

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WEEKEND IDLING: 25 Nov 2017 – Haunting the Hooded Crows (image heavy)

Based on my observations, the only ones up and about on a cold and misty Saturday morning in November are: committed runners, people walking their dogs and people walking their children. They are all making efforts to tire someone: themselves, their pets or their offspring - they all end up tiring themselves. Well, I definitely … Continue reading WEEKEND IDLING: 25 Nov 2017 – Haunting the Hooded Crows (image heavy)

Movie Review: “Liberal Arts” (2012)

While brainstorming Christmas gift ideas for my sister, I thought of looking up films with Josh Radnor (our beloved Ted Mosby). Liberal Arts was a title that immediately caught my attention for I have a bachelor's degree in English and I'm now studying Dutch. My curiosity was further piqued after a quick Google search showed … Continue reading Movie Review: “Liberal Arts” (2012)

Bonnie the Cat, Part 1: In Place of Introductions

It happens but rarely that a woman finds her ideal partner. Someone who fits every fanciful description of perfection to the detail. I am fortunate for I have found mine: Bonnie the cat. I had always been a dog person: my day and night, my toys, my books, my dreams, my hopes - the very … Continue reading Bonnie the Cat, Part 1: In Place of Introductions

Reconsidering “Titanic” on Its 20th Anniversary: Why Everyone in Their Right Mind Should Love Cal Hockley

Introduction When I first saw Titanic, the love story impressed me so much that I needed almost a decade to recover from it. Before I re-watched this masterpiece, there was one thing I could perfectly remember (beside the well-known plotline, of course): that even as a child I hated Jack and liked Cal. This post … Continue reading Reconsidering “Titanic” on Its 20th Anniversary: Why Everyone in Their Right Mind Should Love Cal Hockley