Down the Rabbit Hole

I always thought that Alice in Wonderland was a very weird story until I watched Tim Burton’s version. I was so captivated by the visual effects and the twist in the plot. I was also endeared by how Alice was a quirky individual who thought outside of the box,...

Allison Merrill on a Deserted Island

Swaying coconut trees pushed around by the salty breeze and a mango tree with leaves kissed by the tropical sun provides shade for one of two survivors on a deserted island. With her husband and solar-powered laptop (don’t question it; just work with me), she has been...

Antonio Erskine’s Orchestra of Words

The simplicity of his words, the flow of his thoughts, the abstract nature of his work, but the in-depth reflection it brought. What flows on the page are words of passion, words of life, The intensity brings, The joy, the pain, the strife…. Let me stop there just one...

Put a Finger Down: Kaitlyn Legaspi’s Edition

TikTok is the craze right now! Alright, let me be honest, I don’t have a TikTok account, but my 11-year-old daughter finds pleasure in showing me the videos. At my age, I obviously don’t fully understand the humour in things like millennials do, and my daughter has on...

Writer’s Block

*WARNING* Be on the alert for writer’s block! Symptoms include: Blank… Nothing is written on the page! If you or someone you know have experienced these symptoms, please read this blog. It’s like the phantom lurking in the dark; the villain in the superhero movie...

The Library

“She steps into the room, not feeling any nervousness but an abundance of anxiousness. Her excitement couldn’t be contained as her eyes darted everywhere, taking in the feast of variations around. If she could take it all in, absorb its wonders, she would do so in a...

Love is in the air!

  I am sure that you are beginning to see images that signify that Valentine’s day is right around the corner. The color red has already been the theme in some stores. So, whether you like it or not, the day is coming, and lovers will be swooning all over each other,...

On the Cat-Walk

One day I was lying in bed, flipping through some channels and I saw a fashion show in progress. The models were strutting their stuff, walking in ways I know many of us wouldn’t walk. However, the goal (though I am still not convinced) was not to showcase their...

Appreciating the Old and Embracing the New

Imagine having a pair of old bedroom slippers that you have worn for the past five years. It is tattered, and you are sure that the sole may fall off very soon. However, you have decided that you are not too willing to let go as it is oh so comfortable. It has become...

On Writing

Max Davine     “The first draft of everything is shit.” Earnest Hemmingway is said to have told Arnold Samuelson in his yacht while Samuelson was working as a deckhand on then Nobel Prize winner’s yacht in 1934. Whether authentic or not, the quote is absolutely true....