Coming Soon: Roughing it in Africa

Roughing it in Africa The first draft of everything is shit. Ernest Hemingway It's true. I started writing a story about my travels through Africa many years ago. I started and stopped, abandoning everything due to lack of talent, drive, and whatever else you can blame failed stories on. Ultimately, I wasn't ready. I wasn't… Continue reading Coming Soon: Roughing it in Africa

Boekenweek: A Celebration of Books

What's Boekenweek? Have you ever heard of Boekenweek? Even if you don't understand Dutch, I'm sure you can guess what it translates to—Book Week. Doesn't that sound awesome? Even better, Boekenweek lasts 10 days. Those crazy Dutch and Belgians might struggle with their numbers (Kidding! More days for book festivities are better!), but book celebrations… Continue reading Boekenweek: A Celebration of Books

My Book Affair

Books. I love them. I have a bad habit of getting lost in bookstores, whether they be filled with new or used books. I cannot help but run my fingers across glossy covers. I pick up random books to read the back covers on dust jackets. Seeing a favourite author's name makes me smile. Finding… Continue reading My Book Affair