I was told to write about summer. And as I sit in my garden with the sun burning itself on to my back, staring at a blank page, I realise summer is a feeling, a concept. Something that can be shapeshifted into whatever we want it to be. The light at the end of the tunnel, the days we yearn for during the long hours of cramming our studies nights on end or summer can be the dreaded moments that we pray never visits us again.
Dear Taiba Years, I spent trying to create goals and plans to change and make another new year mine. After 2018, however, I concluded that there is no such thing as “my year”. It doesn’t exist. Because 2018 had started off brilliantly and had ended with even more incredulity. It would have been “my year”... Continue Reading →
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS Reading a book is entering a completely another world. You have become someone else, live a different life through a collection of words. You can pretend you are saving the world and fighting villains. However, the best books are not the ones where you... Continue Reading →
If you didn't know already I'm a complete Harry Potter fangirl. I have every copy of the book sets (illustrated included), a continuous collection of each characters' wand and every birthday is spent with an inspired Harry Potter cake. So when the news of the new Hogwarts Mystery game was launching, I had to join... Continue Reading →
Reading a physical copy of a book has always left me with the taste of nostalgia. The feel of the paper slipping through my finger as I turn the page, makes my heart leap. The smell of paper awakens the sleeping beast inside of me. The scattered words have my mind wandering into forbidden and... Continue Reading →