Can you believe it’s already August? I believe in appreciating the little things in life, so I wanted to take a moment and dedicate a blog post to outlining my favourite things from this month. I will focus mostly on reading, writing, and movies and television. Books I haven’t read much this month but I … Continue reading July Favourites!
The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long global program designed to help undergraduate students in their current and future social impact work. The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) was founded in 2013 and in 2018 partnered with the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). This year there are 1,092 Millennium Fellows from 69 campuses across 16 countries. Fellows … Continue reading This year’s Millennium Fellowship Has Begun
“Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favour.” The Hunger Games In my Summer TBR post I listed some books I wanted to read in the next few months. This is me now checking in to say that I actually started reading one of them! As you have most likely already … Continue reading The World Said to Read The Hunger Games, So I Finally Am: Midpoint Check-In
Isn’t it weird that we’re taught the old adage, ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’, but the one exception to this rule is when looking at actual books? I mean think about it. When you’re in a book store or library, or if you see someone reading a book, what is the first thing … Continue reading Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover
It's Summer in the Northern hemisphere right now and in true Summer fashion, people have been posting their Summer reading goals. I thought I'd pretend like I'm not freezing right now and take a moment to share my current reading goals for the next few months. Becoming – Michelle Obama This is a book I … Continue reading Summer TBR!
Every person, every story. Even the most seemingly mundane aspects of one’s life will be interesting to another. In learning about history, it’s not just the big moments that are interesting. It’s also the little things, the everyday features of the past. Entire aspects of studies of ancient history are devoted to discovering artefacts and … Continue reading Every Person Has a Story Worth Telling
Fun fact, today’s Oxford English Dictionary (OED) word of the day is “skronk”. Apparently it is a word to represent “loud, harsh sounds” (OED). I really don’t have much else to say about it. I just saw the word when I was writing this post and thought it sounded funny, so I wanted to share … Continue reading Skronk
Scenario: You’re going about your everyday life, when suddenly a hilarious thought pops into your head. This thought is so brilliant, so clever. You must share it. Excitedly, you grab your phone and open the twitter app. Your fingers hurriedly type the tweet, rereading and editing it multiple times to make it perfect. This is … Continue reading The Surprising Up Side to Being Unable to Edit Tweets
Too many times people have lamented that early Disney Princesses are insufficient role models because they simply wait around until a Prince saves them. Earlier, I wrote a post on other classic Disney Princesses who are treated as though they too sat around waiting for their Prince to save them. Cinderella seems to consistently be … Continue reading Cinderella Does Not Wait Around for a Prince to Save Her
Unless you’ve been comfortably living under a rock for the past few decades, you’ve probably heard of the term ‘blogging’. In fact, you’re reading these words on a blog right now, so the likelihood of you not knowing what a blog is, is quite slim. I myself had heard of blogs and read some blog posts in … Continue reading On the Origin of Blogging – Why is it Called a Blog?