Bits and Pieces

Teaching Hamlet

This semester I’ve been honoured with the opportunity to teach tutorials for unsuspecting first semester students. Unsuspecting because I feel like a fraud teaching them, while they obviously think that I know what I’m doing. But with impostor syndrome being a common ailment among students everywhere, I’ve come to the realisation that I’m probably actually… Continue reading Teaching Hamlet

Bits and Pieces · Reviews

Connelly, Michael: The Black Ice (1993 / Harry Bosch #2)

The Black Ice is the second instalment of Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch series, the first part of which I discussed here. The second Harry Bosch novel is similar to the first in that it’s main focus is – surprise! – Harry Bosch, an LAPD detective, who in the real world probably would have been fired for… Continue reading Connelly, Michael: The Black Ice (1993 / Harry Bosch #2)

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Hi there – a quick update to relieve my conscience

Wow. So, it’s been over a month since you last heard from me and I really don’t have a valid excuse other than that I’ve been busy travelling. I always promise myself that I will keep up with my writing while I’m on the road, but for some reason this never happens. I hate being interrupted… Continue reading Hi there – a quick update to relieve my conscience

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One Lovely Blog Award

Hi there! Fellow book blogger Shannon from http://shannonpaigewaters.com/ recently honoured my little corner of the internet with this lovely award: Thank you, Shannon! In order to reap the benefits of the award (/post the above picture), I now have to abide by the following rules: Thank the person who nominated you. (check.) Add the award logo… Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award

Bits and Pieces · Theatre

England 2015: London, Cornish Cream Rain and the Theatre

Hi there! So I finally – it had been three years! – made it back to England this August. I visited friends in London and Cornwall and then joined a group of people from my university for a theatre excursion in Stratford-upon-Avon. In case you couldn’t guess from the itinerary: I had an absolute blast!… Continue reading England 2015: London, Cornish Cream Rain and the Theatre