See, little milestones are what make life fun! Got my 100th follower notification this morning. Hooray!!! It may seem lame to some but when I go on Instagram and see my 15 year old sister's equestrian account has over 6000 followers, you gotta grab hold of what you have as you fade into the mass … Continue reading 100, Oh My Glob!
It's PEAC Tuesday!!! This array of fabulous young minds are quite the productive bunch. Last week we were talking about abstract nouns vs regular nouns and writing metaphors with randomly matched words. These are some that the kids came up with: Love is like a beer, it makes you feel giddy and do stupid things. … Continue reading Strong Tuesdays
A few weeks ago on a mundane Friday night, I found myself stuck on the couch at 11pm after watching nothing in particular thanks to the incessant commercials. I decided I'd watch about 5 minutes of one late-night movie before calling it quits. I started to watch Blindness, what seemed to be a B-Grade sci-fi … Continue reading Blindness
It's the release day for The Monuments Men, a movie I've been highly anticipating! I'm ignoring some of the negative/average reviews as it's my kind of story - I wanna make up my own mind. I've never been a war movie fan. Gallipoli, Saving Private Ryan, We Were Soldiers; they just (no offence to fans) … Continue reading The ‘Small’ War Stories
Fiona McIntosh, The Scrivener's Tale, Sydney, Harper Voyager, 2012, 499 p. What unexpectedly started as one ordinary man named Gabe working - and emotionally hiding - in Paris, McIntosh throws the audience and Gabe into another dimension where we find yet another one of her in depth faraway lands. Morgravia. It is then we leave … Continue reading Review: The Scrivener’s Tale