There is nothing quite like the call of the school book fair. For me, this was one of my favourite events of the entire school calendar. I would enter the assembly hall and all the shelves would have been set up with colourful, tantalising books ready for my consumption. My mother would take me to… Continue reading The Value of Owning Books
Am I Working Class?
Tonight, an interesting discussion about working class writers left me thinking for the rest of the evening... While the original panel was intended to discuss how the publishing industry accepts or hinders working class authors and the unique space they may have to negotiate through this socioeconomic status, what emerged was an interesting discussion of… Continue reading Am I Working Class?
Response to: Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race
It is not often that I feel a desperate need to respond, but while reading this, and now that I've completed it, I cannot stop thinking and wanting to talk about it. Here is the thing. I am privileged. I have been lucky my whole life. My mum and dad care about me deeply, I… Continue reading Response to: Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race