This book was recommended by my brother who also said it made hard, painful reading. I would concur. I had to pause many times and take stock. I had to incorporate the words and the information into what I understood as systemic, constructed institutions and socio-cultural frameworks of oppression and unfairness based solely on the… Read More Book review: We were eight years in power by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Everyday I think about how fortunate I am that my mother ensured I had access to education and saw it as a human right for all. Depriving women and girls of education is taking away the core means by which they can gain independence and find out about themselves. If you deny people the right… Read More Collage: Who controls your narrative?
I spent Sunday unwell so naturally fell into reflecting on the universe, reading about theories about multiverse and scientific findings in the last 5 years about how far we have progressed in our knowledge about the formation and workings of our universe. It felt like we are grinding to a halt in our actual capacity… Read More The universe and work
This graphic novel by Pénélope Bagieu is a beautifully illustrated mystery involving three main characters. It is humorous and brought a segment of Parisian living to life. I would say that the pacing could have done with a bit more work. That said, after I read this book I wanted a film to be made… Read More Book review: Exquisite Corpse by Pénélope Bagieu