One of the beautiful things about blogging is that you meet awesome people who are interested in similar topics as you are. Because of my recent interest in sewing I got to know Tierney and her quilts stories. Tierney nominated me to the Liebster award - and here I am, answering her call! Answer the … Continue reading The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)
If you want to find out what I'm reading in June, keep on reading this post. Spoiler: dystopian fiction, Booker Prize winner, and history of fabric, lovely reading ideas!
As June is the month of celebrating childhood in many countries around the world, I join the party by sharing with you stories of amazing children and teenagers from books. This post presents a list of children, main characters in fiction and non-fiction books, each one portraying valuable life lessons.
If you want to find out what I'm reading in May, keep on reading this post. Spoiler: fiction and non-fiction, oceans and fabric, lovely reading ideas!
If we take a step backward and look at the process of designing THE cover of a book, there's a lot of work that is not visible to the readers. Let's discuss different versions of book covers that existed before the official book cover was created!
During the past 2 months I documented my learning journey with the online course Bard101x, Shakespeare Matters by University of Adelaide. In this post I share my key takaways as wrap-up of the course.
I would like to hear your take on this topic: do you work on updating old posts? While writing the review of "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi I realized that my style of writing book reviews changed a lot compared to my first year of blogging - "The Circle" by Dave Eggers was my first book … Continue reading Let’s talk about blogging: Do you update old posts?
I continue my online learning journey with Bard101x, Shakespeare Matters by University of Adelaide. Time for the last installment of the course: Henry V!
In case you are as excited as I am, just go and watch Hamlet now - it's available only until the 19th of April - click for Youtube link. Shakespeare's Globe, the world-famous cultural center from London, offers free streaming of their shows. There is the possibility to support them with a voluntary donation: "In … Continue reading You can watch Shakespeare’s Globe plays for free on Youtube
The time has come to participate in my first readathon ever. I found out about The Reading Rush from Ariel Bissett's Youtube channel and the timing was perfect for me: 3 out of 4 days of the event overlapped with the Orthodox Easter celebration. I had no excuse to not join! 🙂 § How is … Continue reading My first reading marathon: Stay Home Reading Rush