stuck in an hourglass, wishing to become a thing of moss, vanish deep into the forest; a thing of mist, evaporate into thin air. only by becoming time can you slow it down, by letting the woods swallow you whole can you become a local legend. but we rent the air we breathe, we rent … Continue reading stuck in an hourglass
If Cats Disappeared from the World by Genki Kawamura | Book Review
Genki Kawamura’s debut novel, If Cats Disappeared from the World, falls in the category of books that ultimately, through different manners, put things into perspective when it comes to aspects regarding human connection and, generally, the meaning of one’s life – or rather the lack of it and what each individual defines as “meaning”. Already … Continue reading If Cats Disappeared from the World by Genki Kawamura | Book Review
The Beautiful Librarians by Sean O’Brien | Book Review
The Beautiful Librarians by Sean O’Brien is a poetry collection designed to be a celebration of “unsung but central figures in our culture, often overlooked by both capital and official account”. Some lyrical, some thought-provoking, some rather confusing and lacking a proper meaning, O’Brien’s poems are considered to be the embodiment of a lifetime of … Continue reading The Beautiful Librarians by Sean O’Brien | Book Review
Why the Water Is Sweet where the River Meets the Sea by Enrique Posner | Book Review
Why the Water Is Sweet where the River Meets the Sea by Enrique Posner is a poignant, astonishingly outlined story revolving around a young girl and her friend, River. Exploring the complexities of growing up through what some might define as an odd relationship - that between a human and a body of water - … Continue reading Why the Water Is Sweet where the River Meets the Sea by Enrique Posner | Book Review
Spending New Year’s Eve in a cozy cottage
We spent a couple of days at this lovely cottage, including New Year’s Eve, and it was everything we could’ve asked for. Most accommodations we stayed at were outstanding; however, almost none of them can surpass this one, and that for a multitude of reasons. The geographical positioning of the cottage is ideal for those … Continue reading Spending New Year’s Eve in a cozy cottage
Christmas book haul: All the books I got for Christmas!
If goodness was counted in books received, it would mean I was on top of Santa's Nice list, for I got quite a few books - some were on my wishlist, some were pleasant surprises.