MARCH, 2018 | READING WRAP UP

MARCH, 2018 | READING WRAP UP

Whoops. I am so late. I thought I wrote this blog post! Maybe I dreamt it? Sometimes, I am a lost cause. If you don't already know, every month I make a short post talking about the books I read in the past month. If you want to read January and February, then click on [...]

#LOVEOZYA REVIEW: IF I TELL YOU BY ALICIA TUCKERMAN

#LOVEOZYA REVIEW: IF I TELL YOU BY ALICIA TUCKERMAN

Living with the memories you've got - and the ones you'll never make - is going to hurt, but pain is the privilege of the living (p. 197). " #OwnVoice I should warn you, you will shed a waterfall of tears reading this book. FYI. If I Tell Youย by Alicia Tuckerman was one of my [...]

#LOVEOZYA REVIEW: TAKE THREE GIRLS BY CATH CROWLEY, FIONA WOOD & SIMMONE HOWELL

#LOVEOZYA I am going to be quite honest, I picked this book up because I saw the name 'Cath Crowley' and I had such a deep love affair with her previous young adult novel,ย Words in Deep Blue.ย  I was quite surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. The main plotline centres upon the friendship [...]

I taught for the first time!

Today was my first ever time actually teaching students in a classroom at an actual school. Before y'all go crazy, I am on placement so I didn't just randomly walk into a classroom and hijack the place. I'm meant to be here, honest. And to be quite truthful, it wasn't fantastic but it also wasn't [...]

fuck you, we won’t fight in your wars #staywoke

i find myself exhausted. a bone-deep inescapable tiredness, an amalgamation of frustration, like cleaved nails scouring across a hard textured surface. indelicate obscene and overwhelmingly bloody fucking annoying. Malfunctioning dildos like the, Donald Trumpโ€™s Pauline Hansonโ€™sย and Mike Pence's of the world; stains on the very fabric of that which is the equality and humanity we [...]

Say Yes, because if you don’t. Well, that’s just bloody un-Australian.ย 

Don't be a fucking dickhead. That's usually my go-to response when I hear people (usually white, middle-aged Australians) proselytise about the 'horrors' that same-sex marriage will bring to the 'righteousness' of Australian culture. (Seriously, what righteousness? We have Pauline Hanson sitting in our Parliament. Righteousness has left the building and is running away to Mexico). [...]