Hallo everyone! Long time no book tag! 🙂 And this time, keeping in tune with the Diversity wave hitting blogs, I'll be attempting, yes! The Diverse Books Tag created by non other than our very own Naz @Read Diverse Books ^_^ For more book recommendations check out the #DiverseBookBloggers campaign on twitter. I pulled out my notebook,... Continue Reading →
Reading Lolita in Tehran : Azar Nafisi
Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized hold of the universities, and a blind censor stifled... Continue Reading →
10 books from around the world that I want right now!
Hallo everyone! Long time since I gave you an update on my boring life. *crickets in the background* but exciting recent events led to this list being compiled and you possibly skimming through it 😛 First things first! Remember a few months ago how I was grumbling about heat waves and fainting episodes?? Well I'm... Continue Reading →
Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie: Storytelling at possibly, it’s finest.
This book needs no introduction. Most of you will remember seeing this title on all "Must read" book lists, and if you are in touch with the book awards sphere you will know that Midnight's Children has been awarded the Booker of Bookers Prize in 1993 and 2008. It is also known to... Continue Reading →
**Reblogged** Meet & Greet- Superstitions!
If you are huddled under your blanky waiting for the zombie apocalypse to start any moment given that its Friday the thirteen, you can go voice your concerns over on the Meet & Greet going on @ The Richness of a Simple Life ^_^!!! Thanks !
What’s up with the “cinder”??
A post from way back! I’m too stressed to think up anything creative this week. I hope you like this one where I ramble over a few reasons why I got ‘Cinder’ hitched to my pseudonym 😛 🙂
“Once upon a time there lived a Prince in a castle of bright white marble, lots of golden handiwork and a great wooden draw bridge. Surrounding the castle which stood atop a right sized hillock, rather like the Acropolis in Athens, were plush gardens and overflowing fountains. There were blossoms of every colour in the rainbow for as far as the eye could see and butterflies dotted the evergreen lawns. The Prince being of no lazy demeanor, was an active rider in the forests at the foot of the hillock and was also extremely fond of dancing. His cheerful and engaging countenance won the hearts of everyone he spoke to, and thus was the most sought after in all of the kingdom.”
UH!! A rather idealistic description of some dashing prince but let me not taint this charming picture that I expect most of us hear from a very early…
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Blogger Recognition Award! :O
Hallo everyone! I hope you have been having a good day, and for those of you who say meh! well smile and give yourselves a hug. You might have noticed by the title that yes, I've been nominated for yet another award! To be honest, aaaah! I totally forgot about this one! I'd like to... Continue Reading →
22 things I’ve learnt in life at 22!
Hi everyone! Its that time of year when I go into hiding because I am weird like that. I'm secretly happy dancing because I don't have exams on my birthday, FINALLY after 6 years!! I'mma gonna bake my cake and eat it too! So Calories, pleaasse try to take a vacation and Metabolism, you are... Continue Reading →
Life, oh life | Life in Books tag
Hallo everyone! I hope this blog post finds you in good health and in a happy mood. I've had a amazing day, and I hope your day has been going well too! ^_^ Nick @ The Paper Dragon tagged me on this book tag a couple of weeks ago, and I've finally gotten on to attempting... Continue Reading →