Fiction

The Draughtsman: Why Don’t We Ever Learn from History?

I've ranted about how I love certain subjects, but an era that fascinates me greatly is surrounding World War II and how it indelibly changed countries, economies, and paved the way for the world we live in now. I found The Draughtsman by Robert Lautner in my public library, and the premise grasped my attention immediately. The… Continue reading The Draughtsman: Why Don’t We Ever Learn from History?

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Fiction

Freud Would Have a Field Day: Sharp Objects

I had run out of things to read during a placement and the local library was shut, so I went to the pharmacy and purchased a copy of Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn (of Gone Girl fame). I'm a fan of dark stories that look at the inner workings of family life, making this a perfect one for me… Continue reading Freud Would Have a Field Day: Sharp Objects

Fashion, Fiction, Movies

4 Cheers for Some Racial Diversity: Crazy Rich Asians

I am jumping on the train talking about Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. This is a huge departure from the cultures that I normally read about- primarily Caucasians. I will ashamedly admit I was a little skeptical about this supposedly "hilarious" novel and whether or not I would enjoy it, but I was hooked as… Continue reading 4 Cheers for Some Racial Diversity: Crazy Rich Asians

Studying

The Sketchnote Handbook: A Studying Review

School is in full swing and with time constraints of both practical experience and lectures, I feel a little panicked about studying! Throughout university, people have said, "You'll find the style of studying that works for you!" implying that once it's found, it will never change. I got sucked into that trap and tried using… Continue reading The Sketchnote Handbook: A Studying Review