Hello bookworms! How are you? I hope you’re all safe and sound. Today I’d like to talk about something personal: the experience of working and studying at the same time. Have you ever tried it? Last October I decided to enrol at university again. I’m an English teacher, but I desperately wanted (and still want)Continue reading “My thoughts on working and studying at the same time”
Today I’m thinking about you. I often do that, but today is special. Thoughts are haunting me. Today is your birthday. And I think about all the missed chances, All the times we could have talked to each other, All the times we could have had a laugh together. If only things had gone differently.Continue reading “Today I’m thinking about you”
The Haunting of Hill House: elements in common between Shirley Jackson’s novel and the Netflix TV series
Hello, bookworms! How are you? I hope 2021 has started in the best possible way for you. Today I’d like to write something about my last reading: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. Well, what a book! I enjoyed every single word of it. I must admit that I watched the Netflix TVContinue reading “The Haunting of Hill House: elements in common between Shirley Jackson’s novel and the Netflix TV series”
Hello bookworms! I hope your holidays are going well. Today it’s raining where I live, so I’m writing wrapped up in a blanket and enjoying the sound of the rain tapping on my window. Lovely! I’ve recently finished reading 1984 by George Orwell. Immense book. Amazing. I must admit I was a little discouraged atContinue reading “Review: 1984 by George Orwell”
Hello bookworms! Today I’d like to share my thoughts on what is traditionally believed to be Stephen King’s masterpiece: It. I’ve been meaning to read it forever, and finally I did. Well, I must say that, whereas I enjoyed the most of it, there were some elements that just weren’t my cup of tea. ReadyContinue reading “My thoughts on Stephen King’s It”
Hello, bookworms! Today I want to tell you something about a book I’ve recently read: The Garden Party and Other Stories, a collection of short stories by the New Zealander author Katherine Mansfield. Published in 1922, it represents one of the masterpieces of Modernist production. I must admit I didn’t know it: I had neverContinue reading “The Garden Party and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield: a review”
Hello, bookworms! Today I’d like to talk about the way I spent last Halloween. I know, almost a month has passed, but these weeks have been so crazy that now is the first moment when I can sit down and collect my ideas about it. So, here it goes! This year’s Halloween has been veryContinue reading “Memories from 31st October – a different Halloween”
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