Repeating the Past: Great Gatsby Review!

'"I wouldn't ask too much of her," I ventured. "You can't repeat the past." "Can't repeat the past?" he cried incredulously. "Why of course you can!"'   F. Scott Fitzgerald's crowning work, The Great Gatsby follows the viewpoint of narrator and newcomer Nick Carraway into the fictional town of West Egg, located in the edge of …

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Why Do I Write?

One thing I know: this subject has been broached by every creative mind who has had the bravery to put pen to paper. But ultimately, in this post I'll be talking about my experience of writing, and what drew me to it. I wish there was some profound moment when I realised I enjoyed writing …

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Looking For Alaska by John Green: A Review

If there's one thing I've learned about personal relationships and perceptions of yourself, is that you're constantly adapting - one period of time that your sense of identity is challenged and forged is in the latter years of education: in particularly high school and university. When I first picked up Looking For Alaska, I was at …

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