My Top 5 Books About Death, Dying, Medicine, and Grief
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My Top 5 Books About Death, Dying, Medicine, and Grief


It is coming up to Christmas, the end of the year, and the 21st of December. Whilst many people around the world are making Christmas lists, dusting off menorahs, tentatively imagining New Year’s resolutions, and thinking about the future, I am thinking about something else. It is not to say that I don’t enjoy the … Continue reading

“Vinegar Girl”: how well can Shakespeare translate into modern times?
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“Vinegar Girl”: how well can Shakespeare translate into modern times?


If you grow up in an English speaking country, chances are rather high that you have had to read some Shakespeare. Conquering Shakespearean language, rhythm, and rhyme are a rite of passage every young English speaking teenager must go through. Some people hate Shakespeare, others love him so much that they pursue academic research projects … Continue reading

The red thread in feminist literature that is tearing women apart.
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The red thread in feminist literature that is tearing women apart.


I have been reading a lot of feminist literature* from around the world and from different eras of late. Part of it is for personal self-discovery and the other, scholastic research. Despite the years between some of the texts and the perspectives of the texts, I keep seeing the same thing again and again. It … Continue reading

The pros and cons of reading a graphic novel (from a novice graphic novel reader)
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The pros and cons of reading a graphic novel (from a novice graphic novel reader)


I don’t really read graphic novels. I have heard of them, know lots of people who love them, but for some reason or another, they have never really made there way to my bookshelf. I love to read books. I enjoy the act of reading, which is something I cannot get from audio books and … Continue reading

What I have learned about blogging (so far…)
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What I have learned about blogging (so far…)


Blogging can mean so many things to so many different people. I’ve heard it described as pointless, rewarding, career-building, therapeutic, creative, and technical. Before I started blogging, I had an idea of what a ‘blogger’ might look like. To be honest, the image was not pretty: overweight, lives in parent’s basement, writes sad poetry… However, … Continue reading