Ah, writer's block. The Arch Nemesis of every writer. After starting my blog almost two months ago (as I check the date I realise it has been exactly two months) I aimed to write and publish posts regularly. I averaged I think about two or three posts a week, although there were many days in … Continue reading How I’m Dealing with Writer’s Block
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
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?
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
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’?
Please note: this review contains spoilers for ‘Jane Eyre’ and ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’ You perhaps may never have heard of the book Wide Sargasso Sea, but I can almost guarantee that you’ve heard of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. Wide Sargasso Sea rewrites and continues Bertha Mason’s story, as first seen in Jane Eyre. Jean Rhys' … Continue reading Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys and Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
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”?
Starting a blog is something I have wanted to do for a while but never seemed to be able to begin. Why? Because every time I thought of starting a blog or writing blog posts, I was faced with reality: I had no idea what I wanted to write, or what I wanted the blog … Continue reading This is a blog.