Be “Your Own Kind of Girl” in 2021: A book review of Clare Bowditch’s memoir
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Be “Your Own Kind of Girl” in 2021: A book review of Clare Bowditch’s memoir

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Clare Bowditch became famous for her singing and songwriting in Melbourne, Australia from the early 2000s. She also went on to be an actress in a nationally famous T.V. series Offspring. Of … Continue reading

Queer “High School”: a review of Tegan and Sara Quin’s memoir
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Queer “High School”: a review of Tegan and Sara Quin’s memoir

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The first time I came across Tegan and Sara, I was working in a pizzeria trying to make my way through my undergraduate degree and work part-time, so I could put fuel … Continue reading

4 Easy Steps to Improve Your Foreign Language Reading
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4 Easy Steps to Improve Your Foreign Language Reading

As some of you might already know, I have lived in Switzerland for the last six years. Before that, I lived for one year in Austria, which means that I have lived in German-speaking countries for a little over seven years now. In this time, I worked in multi-lingual companies as well as completing a … Continue reading

Monthly Favourites: May 2019
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Monthly Favourites: May 2019

Welcome to my new series on my blog called Monthly Favourites. I felt inspired to do this because there is so much more to me than books and I wanted to share some of that with my readers. So each month as an added bonus to your regular book reviews and bookish discussions you are … Continue reading

The Nobel Prize in Literature: also known as ‘The White Guy Awards’
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The Nobel Prize in Literature: also known as ‘The White Guy Awards’

Articles have been swirling around the internet about Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in literature. People say he transcends music and literature, others say the award was a joke. If you ask me, Dylan is a musician. Not a writer. And this comes from someone who has a bachelor of music in classical singing and a … Continue reading

A Review of Kazuo Ishguro’s “Nocturnes”
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A Review of Kazuo Ishguro’s “Nocturnes”

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Kazuo Ishiguro is a writer of many genres: novels, short stories, and screen plays. He is Japanese-British and I think this creates a really interesting combination for his writing style. To me, … Continue reading