So, uh... I'm back. If you check my blog, you'll see that my last post was published on August 6. That means I haven't posted in about two weeks after posting almost daily. This mini-hiatus wasn't intentional and is something that I am looking to overcome. Sometimes I find that thinking about why something has … Continue reading Why I Haven’t Been Posting Recently
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
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
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?
I am not an avid watcher of SBS. In fact, though I do enjoy the occasional SBS program, I rarely find myself ever flicking to one of the SBS channels when I’m channel surfing and trying to find something to watch. However, I occasionally have found myself looking at the TV guide and seeing that … Continue reading Thoughts on the new SBS World Movies Channel