The media can be a tricky business. Xenophobic and"pussy grabbing" animals in charge of countries, humanitarian conflicts and refugee crises, Brexit aftermath, natural disasters and terrorist attacks are but a few reasons as to why keeping yourself informed through the media can be exhausting and thankless. If you're anything like me however, despite the inner … Continue reading Kendall Jenner, the Daily Mail and beauty standards.
Hi! This is a review of the poetry collection Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur. This was the first book I read this year and I found it simply wonderful. milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It … Continue reading Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur.
Book review time! In this collection of stories, Jackie Kay explores every aspect of love - the most overwhelming and complicated of human emotions, exposing the moments of tenderness, shock, bravery and remorse that accompany its pursuit, its passions, its passing. (Goodreads) I picked up this short story collection by Jackie Kay after I attended … Continue reading Wish I Was Here by Jackie Kay.
Hi everyone! I haven't had time to sit down and write the book reviews I want to get done, however instead I thought I'd share some new books that I've gotten. This is not a very big haul, but that is probably a good thing as I'm buying more books than I'm reading at the … Continue reading Mini book haul.