“Milk And Honey” by Rupi Kaur, is a book containing a collection of poems entailing her upbringing as a young woman. The book is separated into four chapters, “the hurting, the loving, the breaking and the healing” all written from Kaur’s experience with love, violence, loss, abuse and femininity. Each chapter serves a different purpose, […]

“Frida” directed by Julie Taymor, portrays the true story of Frida Kahlo, a mexican artist who was famous for painting many portraits and self portraits, “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.” The film tells the amazing story of Frida’s eventful life, and all the […]

“Paper Towns” a novel written by John Green tells the story of Quentin Jacobson or “Q”, an eighteen year old boy from Orlando, Florida who was always a timid and introverted “straight A” student. Despite avoiding the social spotlight and instead using his time to study, Quentin has forever been fascinated by the most popular […]

In the poem “Absolutely Nothing” (which is also a suicide note) written by Osoanon Nimuss, the author talks about death and his own journey of progressing through various stages of his life over the course of a brief time. The poem is divided into four verses, transitioning from the first; where the author shares memories […]

The novel “The Fault In Our Stars” written by John Green tells the story of Hazel Grace Lancaster, a sixteen year old girl who can’t remember a day when she wasn’t battling cancer. Her boring and repetitive life gets flipped around when she meets Augustus Waters, a strong, confidant, ex basketball player, who is also […]

The film “The Intouchables” directed by Olivier nakache and Eric Toledan, tells the true story of Philippe, a wealthy quadriplegic who suffered a traumatic paragliding accident. Because he wasn’t able to care for himself, he employed a young man named Driss as his live in caretaker, who happened to be a poor, lower class coloured […]

It’s not often that you stumble across an immaculate white sand beach, with the briny aroma of the sea twisting through the breeze and engulfing the crisp air. The salty scent delicately tickles my nose and prickles my skin. The secluded coastline seemed like it stretched out for eternity, with the pale sand freckled in […]

Child marriage speech   “I take you as my lawful husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and health, until death do us part.”   For many, a wedding vow is an oath two people make to display their love and commitment […]

The Untouchables Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano   Brief outline of the plot: The film The Untouchables Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, retells the gripping true story of the unlikely bond between Driss and Philippe. Philippe, a wealthy quadriplegic who suffered in a tragic paragliding accident , hires a poor young […]

1.6 “It Makes me Think About” (2017 speech) Light Blue Dot – By Maelle Darby As a kid, i used to love examining the night sky. Engrossed by how close it looked and how far it felt i used to lie, and look at the stars, knowing ours was just one speck among many. To […]