Reading Project 2019 – The Second Cure #1

I heard this book being discussed on Radio National and I thought it would be a great book to read. I was a little bit disappointed with this story. It felt lame and it was too long winded in the first part. The second part was better – more exciting and fast paced. But the…

Reading Project 2018 – CHOICE July 2018 #12

I don’t usually read magazines from front to end (normally I would skim and just read any articles that interests me); but as this is a reading project, I read every single word on every single page of this magazine. Yikes! So the choice of magazine is CHOICE magazine! Ha! Actually, it was the only…

Reading Project 2018 – Little Ted’s Big Heart #11

I randomly picked this book from my library shelf. No major reason – it just had a nice cover. The content was also quite lovely. It was a story about Little Ted and how he built something special to his dear friends: Rabbit; Squirrel; and Owl that they could all share. He made a gift…

Reading Project 2018 – Manhattan Beach #10

It took me a while to get into this book. Yes I had a slow start. But you know what? After a few pages (well actually more than a few pages) I persevered, got into the momentum and surprisingly enjoyed the story! The book begins with Anna as an 11 year old accompanying her father…

Reading Project 2018 – The Element #9

Follow your passion. Be creative. Be in the zone. Think differently. Find your tribe. These are just some of the premises of Ken Robinson’s book, The Element. Oh, and he also has a dig at the current school system and how it sux, outdated and needs uphauling. According to Robinson, there are three features of this…