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Vintage French Scrap Card

The elements of this card are late nineteenth century. A French frame, a little blue bird, a single white flower and a beautiful lady all add to the charm of the card. 126 more words


Tokyo Ghoul:re Chapter 130

This chapter was so funny. Kaneki and Touka are so awkward about this entire child business, it almost makes me forget how sad the entire story is. 548 more words


Why sub-Optimal is Best

I’m quite a fan of systems-thinking and process reviews, except for the fact that these methodologies seduce people into thinking that they will come up with the perfect way of doing things. 749 more words


6 LGBTQ+ YA reads you may have missed

Today on the blog, I talk some seriously underrated YA featuring LGBTQ+ teens (mostly as an excuse to bookpush titles I’ve really enjoyed of late). We’ve all heard of David Levithan, Patrick Ness, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Becky Albertalli et al, but what about the YA books you may not know have LGBTQ+ characters? 980 more words


Should Books Be Made Into Movies?

I’ve been wanting to do a discussion post where I can hear your thoughts. So, after watching the third Hobbit movie yesterday, I wanted to ask you the big question: should books be made into movies? 561 more words

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This week, we talk about the P.A. Works’ lesser-spoken-of masterstroke, Hanasaku Iroha. We discuss the balance it strikes between lighthearted story and drama, its extensive development of its characters, both main and side, and evisceration (but, you know, not like a bad evisceration). 7 more words


Guest post: Four big words for quality relationships (by Ross Dawson)

Ross Dawson is the Primary Principal at Victoria Shanghai Academy (VSA), a bilingual IB World School in Hong Kong. Ross has lived in Hong Kong for over twenty years and has returned to VSA this year after studying Psychology of Coaching in Sydney, Australia, and running his own educational consultancy and coaching business. 1,258 more words