March of the Infinity soldiers

“in nearly three weeks I had fired just three shots at the enemy.  They say it takes a thousand bullets to kill a man, and at this rate it would be twenty years before I killed my first fascist…at this period of the war the real weapon was not the rifle but the megaphone.   488 more words


Review ... Animal Farm

Title: Animal Farm

Writer: George Orwell

Genre: Fiction, Political Satire

Version: Penguin Books

Pages: 95


“All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.” 808 more words


Book Review: Animal Farm

HEYYYYYYOOOOOOOOO! I am back with another book review. Okay so this book, um, I really wouldn’t have ever read it if it weren’t for school. But am I glad I did! 673 more words

Language Arts

Legault: How the government tried to keep its secrets

Following is excerpted from the text of a keynote speech delivered Tuesday, May 3, to the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom annual luncheon in Ottawa by Information Commissioner of Canada… 1,599 more words


George Orwell: Flory's Kyauktada or Blair's Katha

This post is part of series documenting travel in Myanmar, Cuba and Iran: Introduction.

Irrawaddy, Myanmar’s main waterway

June 2015. Its midnight, rain drops are drumming metal roof of my guesthouse. 438 more words


'1984' by George Orwell

Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. 692 more words

Cover design: Nineteen Eighty-Four

On a creative whim, I’ve decided to try my hand at designing book covers.

Here’s my first one, for the modern classic Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell (which is fab by the way, you should definitely read it if you haven’t). 50 more words