writing

Confession

I have a confession to make. I don’t know what you look like anymore. It’s like the curtain’s closed and covering your features now. Not blacked out, greyed out more so and - I can summon your face, but the lines! The oh so dear hard lines are softening. I actually wish they were. Tsk!Your face is behind that curtain and… Continue reading Confession

About me, Experience, Opinion, Rant

Like a well-oiled machine or a mechanistic way of life

I’ve been back from Europe for a week now, and I’m struggling to get the blogging routine re-started. Then I began to wonder how much of a priority that was anyways. I have ideas for other writing projects. Working part-time, being a mum, managing a blog and working on a WIP… honestly, it’s hard to… Continue reading Like a well-oiled machine or a mechanistic way of life

About me, Experience

Pippi Longstocking – my shero since I was little or “There isn’t room enough for my whole horse on that little snip of paper.”

I was going to write an article about feminists that inspire me, but I've covered that already for International Women’s Day, see here. There’s a character who’s been a great friend of mine since childhood. I remember what I did to celebrate when I wrote my first novel – I watched Pippi Longstocking. The theme… Continue reading Pippi Longstocking – my shero since I was little or “There isn’t room enough for my whole horse on that little snip of paper.”

book review, Opinion

“When they go low, we go high.” – Review of Becoming by Michelle Obama

I had to put this book on hold. That’s how popular it still is. If you don’t put a note on it, there's no way of getting it through the library. On the day I picked it up, my eyes were lit up. I literally couldn’t wait to read it. This memoir is set to… Continue reading “When they go low, we go high.” – Review of Becoming by Michelle Obama

Informational, Opinion

Game of Thrones – Why won’t women be allowed to take the lead?

Not so long ago we got to experience the last season of Game of Thrones. While everyone was betting on Daenerys to take the throne, she was betrayed by her lover and finally murdered by him. The brother of her killer got to take the throne. Bran the Broken. But how broken was he? After… Continue reading Game of Thrones – Why won’t women be allowed to take the lead?