Comic Con Africa and Riri Williams

I’m about to nerd out here so bear with me. It’s been over a week since the announcement that Comic Con Africa will be coming to South Africa and I am beyond excited. If you’ve seen my bucket list you would know that at number 48 and 49 I have Comic Con and Cosplaying as an experience I would like to do. So, I’m going to be killing two birds […]

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Open Letter to 2017

Dear 2017 We started off on a high note. I honestly believed that you would be the one but you knew better, didn’t you? It’s been 4 days and I’m finally brave enough to write this letter to you. I don’t want you hanging over me as I work on rebuilding what you’ve broken. The beginning was wonderful; we made so many plans and had such big dreams. This was […]

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The forgotten titles

“What’s your favourite book?… You probably loaned it out. You probably wish you were the person who hadn’t read it yet so you could experience it all over again. These become the forgotten titles” But what happens when you cannot remember the title of one of your favourite books. I have been an avid reader for most of my life and have read hundreds of books during this time. There […]

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Where it all began…

Which book made me a reader? Avid readers all have that one book that triggered their love affair with reading. I am sure you can recall that moment when you sat in complete awe, not quite sure of what just happened… Although Winter’s Heat was my first romance novel, the book that got me to that point will always be The Pigman. The Pigman was a prescribed book when I […]

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2017 Goals and Planning… Lets’ make the most of it

After what could have been one of the strangest years (2016), I am super excited about 2017 and taking ownership of my life. My life so far has been about setting and building what I call the base: Study so you can get good grades for university Study hard at university to get good grades for a good job Work hard as an intern to become a permanent employee Work […]

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Review

Title: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Series: Harry Potter (Book 8) Author: J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books; Special Rehearsal ed. edition Release Date: July 31, 2016 Format: Transcript Pages: 320 pages The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child […]

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2016 in Review

2016 has been an interesting year for most people and I’m no exception. There has been so much turmoil in the media that has affected our happiness scale. We have gone through almost being downgraded to junk in South Africa, Trump winning the election in the USA and the death of some beloved celebrities (Prince, George Michael, Alan Rickman, Mandoza and Carrie Fisher just to mention a few) With all […]

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Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Title: Where She Went Series: If I Stay Series Author: Gayle Forman Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Speak Release Date: April 17, 2012 Pages: 304 Picking up several years after the dramatic conclusion of If I Stay, Where She Went continues the story of Adam and Mia, from Adam’s point of view. Ever since Mia’s decision to stay – but not with him – Adam’s career has been on a wonderful […]

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Fighting against myself

I was born a sinner. New babe tainted by the sins of my forefathers I was born a sinner. Everyday fighting to be pure. Everyday fighting against my nature A nature designed to drive me insane, a nature structured to keep me from him. I fight so hard against it all. I fight and fight against myself. Every day I stare my demons in the mirror, they stare back at […]

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