book reviews


Review: Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott

Books pages and pens on a bed

I just finished raving about this book on my Goodreads, but that didn’t feel like enough. So I wanted to expand a little more. I haven’t read a book of such high caliber in a while. A book that needs to be savoured, demands its reader to stop and pause. Originally published in 1994, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life has become one of the quintessential texts for aspiring authors. And yet, I never sat down to...

There’s Always Room to Grow

I’ve started up and abandoned a number of blogs over the years, because at a certain point something always ended up feeling inauthentic about them. I had a travel blog for a while, but it just started to feel a bit vapid and HEY, LOOK HOW GREAT MY LIFE IS, and that just isn’t the audience I want to connect with. So I’m trying to come at this new blog from a more authentic place. And the only thing that’s...