Semester One Update

Its the end of semester one of my PhD. It has been fun and sometimes stressful. From funding applications to contacting publishers for potential projects, it has been an amazing experience. Top Three things I’ve enjoyed this semester: Being considered an expert (although prematurely) in a specific subject area. With my thesis question being anContinue reading “Semester One Update”

Book Review: An American Marriage

An American Marriage is a novel that explores the lives of a recently married couple, moments before one of them is wrongly imprisoned for a crime that they did not commit. The novel delves into the development and transformation of their marriage through the trial, incarceration and post-incarceration. For this book review, I have decidedContinue reading “Book Review: An American Marriage”

Book Review: Two Brothers

I thought I’d start off the new month with a book review of my book of the month from February. Two brothers is a novel written by Ben Elton, it follows the lives of two brothers, one Jewish and one Gentil, growing up in Berlin in the 1920s/30s. As most of you may know, thisContinue reading “Book Review: Two Brothers”

Day 176: Bookclub

Today was the first bookclub meeting that I have attended in 3 months and I’m so glad that I went. The book that we read this month was Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Homegoing is a book that explores the effects of the transatlantic slave trade through generations of one family. It is a brilliantly writtenContinue reading “Day 176: Bookclub”

Day 161: Reading

Today is my first time trying to get back into reading books. I still read things online; article, reports, blog posts, but not books. It has been over a month since I opened a book and I desperately need to start reading again, especially since I’m part of a book club. Reading used to beContinue reading “Day 161: Reading”