reading update

100 books in 2019 – 3 month recap

I posted earlier this year that I had set my Goodreads challenge to a 100 books, something I had never done before and a decision I know I shall live in regret for the last couple of months of the year. To read the original post click here.  It's been 3 months since, let's see how… Continue reading 100 books in 2019 – 3 month recap

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travel

A Fleeting Moment of Luxury in the Heart of Kandy – The Radh

Where to stay in Kandy for comfort, ease-of-access & impeccable luxury {sponsored} The Radh is quite the treasure. What endeared it to me, was the way efficiency was taken to its limits; the architecture magic converting a compact area into one of wide, open spaces filled with oodles of natural light that had the photographer… Continue reading A Fleeting Moment of Luxury in the Heart of Kandy – The Radh

blog post, travel

i lived in seoul for a whole month & all i photographed were trees

It has taken me 4 years to finally decide to write about my fall 2015 travels to South Korea, an endeavour I had long given up on because I didn’t think there was a story to tell. My excuse was that the trip wasn’t exciting enough to write about, that I hadn’t done anything that… Continue reading i lived in seoul for a whole month & all i photographed were trees

writing

the fears of a writer as a person of colour

I've tried to start this post several times already and almost given up, for I have no idea how to articulate all my feelings and my being affected by recent events, as a woman of colour trying to make it as a writer in the industry. This is not me trying to weigh in on the… Continue reading the fears of a writer as a person of colour

writing

i had been journaling all this time, and had no idea

When I joined the bookstagram community in 2016, having gotten over my initial adoration of the aesthetics and bookish photographers, I began to lust over journals. Bujo or bullet journaling is an integral community on Instagram, and I was obsessed with the neat typecast handwriting, the busload of colourful stationery and the elegant moleskin covers.… Continue reading i had been journaling all this time, and had no idea

blog post

why i made the outrageous decision to read 100 books in 2019

I began this year by logging into my Goodreads and updating the challenge to 100 books. It may not be considered a big announcement for most bookish folx, I know people who read 400 books an year; (Cait) I highly suspect they're not of the human species, but that is a story for another day.… Continue reading why i made the outrageous decision to read 100 books in 2019

bi-monthly wrap up

In Books and Other Things // Jul-Aug

WORDS I READ 2,922 The Golem & The Jinni by Helene Wecker [5/5]* The Iron King by Julie Kagawa [3/5] The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty [5/5] The Yellow on the Broom by Betsy Whyte [5/5]  Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh [2.5/5] To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han [4.5/5] (reread) Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik [5/5]* Both The Golem & The Jinni and Spinning… Continue reading In Books and Other Things // Jul-Aug