A New Form For Fridays

The other week, I wrote about how much poetry has helped me deal with my thoughts and feelings throughout this global pandemic. I've been writing my own since the first national lockdown in England back in March. I've barely shared it with anyone. It was something just for me. But a few days ago, I [...]

Books

I’ve been thinking about books recently, after reading the Librarian of Auschwitz. It’s an incredible story about the courage of a young girl, Dita Kraus, and her resolve to manage what was the world’s smallest library. Books shape us. They are time machines, as Dita says in the novel. We may remember books from our [...]