Category Archives: Literary

Ooh, Harry!

About ten years have passed since the release of the last Harry Potter book. The Deathly Hallows, the seventh instalment in the series, hit bookshelves on 21 July, 2007. Pottermania truly took over then, with Harry Potter 5 (the movie) … Continue reading

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The North Korean Conundrum

We watch with bated breath for the next episode. Whatever happens, we’re doomed. On the blue corner, a hulking US President with plummeting approval ratings. His mere temperament is being lampooned each week on SNL (Saturday Night Live). On the … Continue reading

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Writing with a cause

Over a span of three weeks (the standard borrowing period), I managed to devour James Connelly’s latest novel. While a lovely read, the main thing I took from the piece is the legacy that the dying character leaves behind. In … Continue reading

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An ode to mothers

Mother’s Day, 2017. No matter how busy, occupied, or carefree you are, this event only happens once a year. Whether you’re in Patagonia or Parramatta, Melbourne or Manila, Ibiza or Bondi, we must remember the sacrifices of this special person. … Continue reading

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The mountain people

They do not live here are out of this world You see them pictured as you sit quietly in your own cave To you they just might be from another planet They are the Other don’t fit with your ecosystem … Continue reading

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