Revisiting My Old Self

Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to look back to your own self? Perhaps, to see how you were then and find another way to make sense of all your decisions and experiences. In my case, as I get older, I think I become more sentimental and so I pick up onContinue reading “Revisiting My Old Self”

10 Thought Provoking Quotes from My Favorite Authors

Reading has many different levels of importance for me. There are times that it serves as a sanctuary from the tiring day or a companion on sleepless nights. Even, at some point, a mentor on dealing with life. No matter where it takes me, there are parts of each book or each story that leaves aContinue reading “10 Thought Provoking Quotes from My Favorite Authors”

It’s difficult to let go and move on…

…from my decade-old reading assignments and book collection. Whenever I try to remember the stories and books that truly got me into my current fascination with the written works, I can’t help but smile and think of the numerous reading assignments I had to complete throughout my high school and university years. There were timesContinue reading “It’s difficult to let go and move on…”

Rainy Days, Films, and a Hot Cup of Coffee

Multiple raindrops can trigger a lasting sensation. There aren’t much to do on rainy days. How I wish I could go back to my younger years when I can dance in the rain without any worries to bother me. Now that I’m 22, I find other musings to keep me company. There are dozens ofContinue reading “Rainy Days, Films, and a Hot Cup of Coffee”

A Collection of Poems

Will be working on a collection of my poems. I have accumulated quite a handful, but will work on polishing them. 😉 I’ll be posting it in my account soon! For now, here’s what I have in mind for the cover: ——————————> Here’s also a part of the introduction.

6 Movies I Wish Were Books

Many things have helped shaped the person I am now. When put inside my comfort zone, the walls would be made up of books from the children’s, young adult, and classic genres. Then there would probably be a few TV screens or computer monitors flashing the hundreds of movies I’ve seen growing up. Others mustContinue reading “6 Movies I Wish Were Books”

Bookworm Experience: From Comics to Novels

Books weren’t really my personal companion growing up. I did enjoy some colorful illustrations from my fairy tale books or school readings. Pictures spoke more to me than words did. Maybe because I was still learning my letters, but still this was me until that “magical” moment came. A time that made my twice aContinue reading “Bookworm Experience: From Comics to Novels”

Books for an Old Soul

Personally, there is a different feeling whenever I flip through pages of books. The new and the old ones, I tend to be more attracted to the latter. The smell of old, thrift shop books are intoxicating, and yes it’s strange but I sniff through some of the pages. It’s just me 😉 Every readerContinue reading “Books for an Old Soul”

My Summer Reading

Just got back from my online book hunt. I got these secondhand books again from ChapterIXbooksandmore 🙂 I have to return reading some good books. I have finished re-reading some from my own collection. Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, Grimms Brother, Edgar Allan Poe, and other favorites comforted me. Here is for another great summer ahead.Continue reading “My Summer Reading”

Childhood Fairy Tales

No, actually most fairy tales in their original form were gruesome to the extreme. In Cinderella, the stepsisters had their feet mutilated to fit in the shoe and her eyes were eventually picked out by doves. Sleeping Beauty was raped while she was unconscious by the King. Hansel and Gretel were held captive by aContinue reading “Childhood Fairy Tales”