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"The Handmaid's Tale" - Margaret Atwood

Hello my Freaky Darlings!

“The Handmaid’s Tale” is definitely an interesting book. It is scary on par with “1984″. It’s a story about a woman named Offred that is a handmaid in the new American regime of Gilead. 272 more words


Catching Up - Alias Grace and Diary


Apologies for the lack of updates. I found a different (read: better) job in San Francisco and had a little bit of a vacation in Disneyland. 1,113 more words


Day 557: The Year of the Flood

The Year of the Flood covers much the same time period as does the first novel of the Maddaddam trilogy, Oryx and Crake, only from the points of view of different characters. 275 more words


Margaret Atwood talks about the "life-wrecking" Midhurst Secondary sprawl plan.

A question and answer video with Margaret Atwood in support of the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association.

Published on 21 Jul 2014
Margaret Atwood speaks frankly about why supporting Midhurst is not just about ‘development’ but about taking a stand for farmland, shared water resources and keeping government accountable and transparent.

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Bad Faith


people came from all lover
to consult me about love
their relationship stories

I swallowed eagerly, like a poet
I made no choice
I decided nothing… 71 more words


Payback by Margaret Atwood

I knew from fairy tales such as Peter Pan that if you ceased to believe in fairies they would drop dead: if I stopped believing in banks, would they too expire? 529 more words


400 days later, and I'm totally living the dream

You know when you don’t get invited to a party, and that’s OK, because you had to do the laundry anyways and was looking forward to a quiet night in? 425 more words