Contact – Book Review

This book was recommended to me by a co-worker who noticed how much I was reading last year in my breaks between students at work, and wanted to hear my opinion on this Science Fiction novel. As I’ve said before, I like it when friends lend me books they’re interested in because it’s an opportunityContinue reading “Contact – Book Review”

The God Pedestal

I have a bad habit of putting the people I love most in life on what I have come to call, the God Pedestal. Meaning that throughout my life, I have unintentionally placed impossible expectations on the shoulders of close loved ones, expecting them to fulfil my own sense of purpose and happiness. It’s definitelyContinue reading “The God Pedestal”

Post 2nd Operation – Back To Square One

This is my life. It’s all about that injured little finger life for now. Just when I thought things are getting a bit more normal, where I was using all 7 fingers and even driving a car – next minute, I’m midway through my second operation, where the surgeon realises he has to repair oneContinue reading “Post 2nd Operation – Back To Square One”

My Dreadful Attention Span

In the process of writing this blog post I am also midway writing three other blog posts, that are kept in neighbouring tabs, so I can switch blog posts at any given moment if I get bored. A more reasonable person might think, but how can you stay on topic?  Well Reasonable Person, let meContinue reading “My Dreadful Attention Span”

Why Do School Choirs Suck?

I hate to say it, but I think they do. Every time I meet new students or check in with my regular students at the start of every year, I ask them if they’re in the school choir and a huge majority of them say no. When the rare child says yes I like toContinue reading “Why Do School Choirs Suck?”

Honour & Other People’s Children – Book Review

Honour & Other People’s Children by Australian author Helen Garner, is a book of two fictional short stories based on the themes of functional and dysfunctional relationships in nontraditional family units. Both stories explore how families develop in ways that usually go in an unpredictable fashion, as each home environment aims to provide a senseContinue reading “Honour & Other People’s Children – Book Review”

Hand Splint Haul 2019

Yes that’s right folks, it’s that time of year again! I will be raving about my favourite hand splints of 2019. And that if you too desire to sever the tendons in your hand, you will no doubt get one of these bad boys fitted for you…personally! What a deal! Phantom Splint: Received my superheroContinue reading “Hand Splint Haul 2019”

How The Marquis Got His Coat Back – Book Review

This will be a short review for a short story! How The Marquis Got His Coat Back, takes place after Neil Gaiman’s novel Neverwhere, where instead of telling it from the perspective of Richard the previous main character, this story is from the perspective of the Marquis de Carabas. Who is in the midst ofContinue reading “How The Marquis Got His Coat Back – Book Review”

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus – Book Review

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi was recommended to me by a good friend of mine, and it is one of those moments where I thanked God for having friends who also love books just as much as I do. Really. Because the exciting things about borrowing a book from a friend, especially aContinue reading “Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus – Book Review”

Art Matters – Book Review

First book off the rank for 2019 is…surprise, surprise! A Neil Gaiman book. This book contains speeches, poems and creative manifestos that makes for a great read for teenagers to the elderly. His words have been supported with funny yet sweet black and white illustrations drawn by Chris Riddell. The first piece Credo speaks aboutContinue reading “Art Matters – Book Review”