Winter Update: Orwell, Snow Farms + Frozen Landscapes

All animals are equal. But some are more equal than others. (George Orwell: Animal Farm)

Another week has gone by, and it’s finally March. While we only got 0.3” in December, January dumped 34.3” and February 64.8” of white powder on us. 777 more words


PAL de Mars 2015

Je n’ai pas fait de PAL le mois dernier parce que… parce que. Haha ! J’étais en pleine panne de lecture et je me disais que si j’arrivais à finir celui que j’étais en train de lire (Hunger Games), ce serait déjà un miracle. 119 more words

F Scott Fitzgerald

An introduction to Tallulah and Sebastian: My Life in Books

A novel is very personal. It can capture an imagination. Take a reader on a journey. Influence thought. Be a friend, a comfort. Novels are wonderful things and throughout my life I have always had a overly keen interest in them. 490 more words

Animal Farm

Capitalism and the price of chocolate

From a previous blogpost published on 4 July 2013, in The Daily Blog

The Price of Cocoa (2013)

Three cans of cocoa tell an interesting story. 1,273 more words

The Body Politic

7 Reasons Why I Write

“The good writer seems to be writing about himself, but has his eye always on that thread of the Universe which runs through himself and all things.”

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Self Reflection

Teen readers - moving beyond YA

There comes a point when some teen readers are ready to fly the YA nest. Maybe they’re looking for more adult books or for different authors or for more of a challenge. 501 more words

Ya Books

Attention Writers: Craft, Plot, and Substance

Craft, plot, and substance, that’s what good little stories are made of. 1,168 more words