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Finding solace in fantasy literature

It starts with a rabbit that’s terribly late. A girl discovering a snowy magical world through a wardrobe. Or maybe a boy who finds out he’s a wizard, or another…

Why Children’s Books Matter

A few years ago, during a period of mourning, some part of me felt strongly drawn back to my childhood as I navigated my way through the strange workings of…

Liven up your health

Are you one of those people who get sick when the weather changes? Perhaps you dread spring because with it- alas- comes pollen season? Blooming flower buds and blossoming trees…

Thoreau: A Lesson in the Effects of Climate Change

In 1845, scientist Henry David Thoreau embarked on what would be his twenty-six-month-long sojourn in a cabin near Walden Pond. Contrary to popular belief, his intention was not to isolate…

Before The Year Ends

There’s something comforting about traditions. The notion that they may arrive year after year contains a feeling of safety and belonging. And it is, perhaps, exactly their scarce frequency that…

Volodymyr Zelenskyy: from comedian to war-time leader

In recent days, the world has been in awe of Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The Ukrainian president has risen among the rubble of his invaded country – which he refuses to flee…

How has Netflix changed the way we understand entertainment?

For the third year in a row, Netflix Films are leading the race in this year’s Academy Awards nominations. 27 appearances in all major categories, show signs of the studio’s…