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A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge

One of my favourite pre-pandemic activities was visiting my local Kitchener Public Library. For the last two years (almost to the day as I pen this blog) while COVID-19 raged on in the world, my library visits were brief, almost non-existent. The rest of my family, also being big readers, switched to using their Kobo…

What to Think about War (When I’m Honest)

It was quite a shock for me to see war break out between Russia and Ukraine in 2022. When people of the past looked forward to the future of today, surely they did not see countries fighting for conquest of physical land. That said, after two years of a global pandemic, it does feel like…

Why I Don’t Want to Kick My Coffee Obsession

Staring at the bright light of my computer screen, I have a jolt of realization not caused by coffee beans. It’s 2022, and I have not published a blog article on my site since 2017. Then I do the math. That’s a whole five years! During that time, I invested a lot into my professional…