A Monster Calls

When I started to read A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness, I did not expect it to read like a normal story.  Eventhough it has a giant, talking Yew tree monster in it, it didn’t feel like a fantasy to me. Everytime 12:07 struck, it felt like thirteen-year-old Connor O’Malley was just having a dream, … More A Monster Calls

Sunshine Blogger Award

  It is my great pleasure to receive a Sunshine Blogger Award nomination from Olga at Middle-earth Reflections.  Please check out her writing as it is written with much passion and insight.  Thank you Olga!  The nomination is very much appreciated.  You’d be in my list if you haven’t already been nominated. I would also … More Sunshine Blogger Award

The Most Frightening Character Or Creature In A Book

A good part of what makes a great story is how memorable the characters or in some cases the creatures are.  An engaging tale needs not only a brilliant protagonist but also an equally magnificent nemesis.  Most of my favorite books and series have this in common. Now I’ve looked up the definition of the word … More The Most Frightening Character Or Creature In A Book

I Am

I am my own person. And I will not conform to what the world  may think a woman should do or be. This is my life.   And I shall live it as I see fit, with my choices and no one else’s. No person has the right to judge me  unworthy. The only one who does … More I Am

Morning Fun

​ Today is a holiday in my part of the world so this means an extra day without work. Yeeey!  So here how I spent my day so far: Woke myself up with some music I spent at least an hour waking up to some piano covers of 5 Seconds of Summer songs.  A big … More Morning Fun

I Am The Messenger

I think I’ve just read the weirdest story. Oh not in a fantastical way ‘weird’.  But it started out with this… “The gunman is useless. I know it. He knows it. The whole bank knows it.” Yup.  The first scene was of a bank robbery.  Nothing so unusual but the rest of what happened from … More I Am The Messenger

HP Series Quote #1

“After all, to the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”  – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. For those who believes in the afterlife, this quote does make sense.  The body is only a temporary vessel, but the spirit – the essense of who we are lives on and … More HP Series Quote #1