Adventure Comics, Exoticism, and Nostalgia, Part II: Tintin the Tourist

I can’t remember when I first discovered Tintin, which can only mean one of two things: either I am getting old, or it was a very long time ago. Probably both. What I do know is that I read Hergé’s Tintin comics enough times as a kid to easily remember many of the stories cover-to-cover.Continue reading “Adventure Comics, Exoticism, and Nostalgia, Part II: Tintin the Tourist”

Were We Ready For Euphoria (2019)?

Recently the second season of the HBO series Euphoria aired. The series’ first season aired in 2019 and tells the story of multiple 17-year-old high school students. Many different topics were addressed during the series. Even in its first episode, topics such as mental health (disorders), drugs and alcohol abuse, friends and relationships, sexuality, parties,Continue reading “Were We Ready For Euphoria (2019)?”

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?”

“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?”

IS THE NEW STYLE – COMFORT, ALL WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR ALL THIS TIME?

Photograph credit: Julia Kaczmarek Fashion lifetime is no different than the human circle of life. It all stays in the loop, and the history repeats itself. Since the pandemic has begun, more and more brands as well as big fashion houses started appreciating and reestablishing the new standards of fashion, but what’s most important, comfort,Continue reading “IS THE NEW STYLE – COMFORT, ALL WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR ALL THIS TIME?”

Writer’s Block #32

This newest issue of Writer’s Block Magazine is as all-round as ever! In it you can find interviews, short stories, essays, poems, reviews and columns. And moreover, it reveals the winner of our short story competition! Click on the cover below, and take a look inside! Would you like to see your piece published inContinue reading “Writer’s Block #32”

Writer’s Block #31

The first Writer’s Block of 2017 has arrived! It brings you a variety of beautiful pieces: poetry, interviews, short stories, reviews and essays. Click on the cover below to discover this newest delight! Would you like to see your piece published in an upcoming issue? Please send us your work at submissions@writersblockmagazine.com!