ON MICHELLE TEA. Part I– Where I Get Sad. I think I first heard of Michelle Tea via Becca Rosenthal – probably her Twitter, or her blog. We only ever had a few conversations, she and I – I think at least two of them revolved around my changing hair colour, too – but even … Continue reading review : mermaid in chelsea creek
increasingly disjointed feelings about YA genre trends. Continue reading the teenage dream?
small but perfectly formed. This is actually sort of a three part review, because I have had Wholly Bagels & Pizza thrice since my arrival. Oops. But I’ll focus on the first time, which was the best experience. Cuba Mall is probably my favourite of the branches that I’ve visited, and the coffee was on … Continue reading wholly bagels & pizza – a review on the fly
Well, it’s the first day in a year that I don’t have to post on here, and yet here I am! You haven’t gotten rid of me yet, internet. I will at some stage compile a bit of a collection of my favourite picks from the 365 pieces project – though if any of you … Continue reading 2014 in review. prematurely. sort of.
As per my earlier The Luminaries review, this review was catalysed by my writing a review for our work website. It’s still in the works (I’m not so good at the concise two paragraph type set-up that our space constraints require) so here is my more verbose, more ‘just keep typing, it’ll make sense in … Continue reading ‘the fall of light’ and other things by sarah laing
in which i wax lyrical about all 832 pages of eleanor catton’s booker prize winning novel ‘the luminaries’ Continue reading ‘the luminaries’ by eleanor catton
I was extraordinarily excited for The Luminaries to be released. Eleanor Catton is among my favourite NZ authors around at the moment – I love love loved The Rehearsal (pretty sure that I’ve waxed lyrical about it at some point on here), and the thought of not only a new release from her, but a … Continue reading on book releases, colds, and surgery