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
Disney’s The Little Mermaid Casting ‘Controversy’
On July 3, news broke that Ariel in the new live-action Disney The Little Mermaid had been cast. Actress and singer, Halle Bailey (not to be confused with Halle Berry) is set to play Ariel in the new reboot. This news caused quite an uproar on twitter, flooding the site with tweets both for and … Continue reading Disney’s The Little Mermaid Casting ‘Controversy’
On the Origin of Blogging – Why is it Called a Blog?
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?
Thoughts on the new SBS World Movies Channel
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
What counts as ‘Real’ literature?
‘Literature’ is a very broad term. The way I see it, literature can be almost anything. Literature is novels, short stories, poems, autobiographies, online fanfiction, magazine articles, online articles, graphic novels, web comics, artworks… Literature is all of this. Not everyone would agree with this, however. There are some people who would say that actually, … Continue reading What counts as ‘Real’ literature?
What I want to get out of blogging
It has been a whole week since I started my blog! When I first started this blog, I made a post which spoke about why I started the blog. So, one week in, I wanted to take a few moments now to reflect on what I want to achieve from the blogging experience. Here are … Continue reading What I want to get out of blogging
The 5 R’s of Recycling
I learned something new recently. Many of us have probably heard of the ‘three R’s’ of recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. But I recently learned that there are actually—or at least were originally—five R’s. So, out of curiosity, and out of a genuine desire to be more sustainable, I decided to do a little research into … Continue reading The 5 R’s of Recycling
Do using ebooks and audiobooks actually count as ‘reading’?
Today we are faced with a plethora of different literature media and styles. From physical books to ebooks to audiobooks. From novels to poetry anthologies to short stories. From comics to manga to digital comics to fanfiction to online articles to romance to classics to young adult fiction to smut to… Well, you get the … Continue reading Do using ebooks and audiobooks actually count as ‘reading’?
13 Things I wish I knew before I started university
I recently completed my final semester at university (and yep, I’m feeling the recent-graduate panic)! When reflecting upon my time at university, I began to think about all the things that I’d learned along the way—some of which may probably have been obvious to many people, but took me a while to learn nonetheless. I … Continue reading 13 Things I wish I knew before I started university
Why “A Conglomeration of Thoughts”?
I have wanted to start a blog for years. Finally, last night on a whim I created this blog and wrote my first blog post. But why did I choose the blog name “A Conglomeration of Thoughts”? Honestly, I don’t really have an answer to that question. I really just don’t know. Just like the … Continue reading Why “A Conglomeration of Thoughts”?
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