Homework: The Solution or The Problem?

My little sister recently went back to on-campus school after having her first week back from Christmas holidays online. Seeing her return to Microsoft Teams gave me flashbacks from the start of the pandemic when schools – along with everything else – closed down, and the negative impact this had on the education system. IContinue reading “Homework: The Solution or The Problem?”

In Defense of Chick Lits and Chick Flicks: Being “Like Other Girls” is Okay

© 10 Things I hate About You (1999) If you look up the definition of “chick flick” on Google, then it’s defined as follows: “chick flick – Noun, Derogatory – Informal: A film that appeals mainly to young women”. A genre thought of as futile and stereotypical, which allegedly fills women’s heads with the wildestContinue reading “In Defense of Chick Lits and Chick Flicks: Being “Like Other Girls” is Okay”

THE MAGIC OF A SOUNDTRACK

As I enjoyed my long, long winter break, I spent some time meeting with friends, catching up and going out. However, not only I had the time to catch up with my friends, but also with my reading and movie list. And this week I found the time to enjoy a good home cinema. AsContinue reading “THE MAGIC OF A SOUNDTRACK”

“We Accept The Love We Think We Deserve” A Study in Romance

Do you recognise the quote in the title? If not, then let me introduce you to it. It’s one of my all time favourite quotes from The Perks of Being a Wallflower, a bestselling book that twenty years after its release was adapted into a movie. However, for this article I will focus mainly onContinue reading ““We Accept The Love We Think We Deserve” A Study in Romance”

What We Are Reading

After discovering new shows to watch with our latest article What We Are Watching, check out what the Writer’s Block Board is currently reading. Close Netflix and dive into a book with our recommendations! Vivian I’m currently reading two books, which I almost always do as I switch between an ebook and a physical book.Continue reading “What We Are Reading”

Tick, tick… BOOM! How much time do we have to do something great?

Spoiler Warning!  “[…] lately I’ve been hearing this sound. Everywhere I go, like a tick, tick, tick… Like a time bomb in some cheesy B-movie or a saturday morning cartoon. The fuse has been lit. The clock counts down the seconds, as the flame gets closer, and closer, and closer, until… all at once [boom]”.Continue reading “Tick, tick… BOOM! How much time do we have to do something great?”

AND HOW MANY TOTE BAGS DO YOU HAVE?

All credits in the image – It is impossible to find a person who does not own a tote bag. Everyone I know has at least one, but usually having just a single tote bag is an exception and most people have at least three different ones. Each tote bag is unique, it has itsContinue reading “AND HOW MANY TOTE BAGS DO YOU HAVE?”

Holiday Traditions

If you love the holiday season as much as I do, you probably have been feeling that the Christmas season has been upon us for a long time now. As the weather gets colder and we settle into holiday mode, you might start to watch some Christmas movies, carelessly enjoy a delicious cup of hotContinue reading “Holiday Traditions”

You Only Need To Start

I bet that you, the person who is reading this right now, have at some point in your life thought about starting yoga. This might be because it interests you, has benefits for you or maybe because it was advised by your doctor. I myself, have been thinking of starting because of its benefits forContinue reading “You Only Need To Start”

“Scarily Accurate” TikTok Tarot Readings

Image © Flutes Loot – A deep dive on the internet and a good conversation with like-minded friends and you might end up here: WitchTok—the spiritual side of TikTok that will turn even sceptics into semi-believers. The TikTok algorithm is made up of several different categories and genres that are as specific as they canContinue reading ““Scarily Accurate” TikTok Tarot Readings”