I had the pleasure of watching this film at a screening organised by JUDASA this past week, and I was glued to the screen (projector) from the opening shot. So was the rest of the audience.
South African schools don’t really study The Giver by Lois Lowry as prescribed reading, so I finally read it last weekend. I had been putting it off for years but it is such a quick and easy read that I could read it in an afternoon. Guys, I had so many thoughts about it afterwards. On GoodReadsContinue reading “Discussing The Giver’s Relevance in GIFs”
Today’s Top Ten Tuesday with The Broke and The Bookish is all about those things we entertain ourselves with that AREN’T books – namely, series and movies. I have to admit, I have never been a big fan of television and movies. Movies were only really a social activity for me (a.k.a. dates and girls’Continue reading “Top Ten Non-Books”
Linking up with Christine from Bookishly Boisterous for this post – the first time this year! In her words, It allows book bloggers (or any blogger, for that matter) to write about pretty much anything, bookish or otherwise.
I must say that I love reading so much more than movies and series – which this week’s TTT is all about. However, since The Boy really doesn’t read all that much, I do watch a fair share of movies. It is also my way of ensuring he doesn’t COMPLETELY miss out on the magic (weContinue reading “TTT: Book to Silver Screen”
One of the South African medical aid providers, Discovery Health, is starting with the implementation of large-scale electronic record-keeping. While there are many debates around electronic record-keeping, I have struggled enough with “lost” files and illegible notes to be in support of such technology. Here is the advertisement for their “HealthID”: I love this advert.Continue reading “Video: You Are So Beautiful”
Today’s Top Ten Tuesday from The Broke and the Bookish is a little counter-intuitive for me. My first love was, and will always be, books. I always watch movies based on books, but I am more often than not disappointed. It’s great that non-readers get to enjoy these stories too, but often they don’t get the deeperContinue reading “TTT: Books to Movies”