What I’m reading in November: Greek mythology, Malaysian heritage, and a bit of Elif Shafak

Autumn might be my favourite season πŸ‚ Is it a coincidence that it's also the season I'm reading the most? I think not πŸ™‚ During the past month I read 3 books and I enjoyed every minute of reading - from discovering Malaysian heritage to Green mythology, and reading even more stories from the time-travelling … Continue reading What I’m reading in November: Greek mythology, Malaysian heritage, and a bit of Elif Shafak

Most mesmerizing show I’ve ever seen – The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London

One of the highlights of this Autumn was definitely the family trip I made to London, to visit my brother πŸ™‚ We've all been to London before, so our schedule was not centered around sightseeing, but rather taking it slow and experiencing quality time with each other. The weather was still warm enough to enjoy … Continue reading Most mesmerizing show I’ve ever seen – The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London

What I’m reading in September and October 2022: climate fiction, more climate fiction, and Malaysian heritage

September and October have been super interesting for me in terms of personal development and changes of perspective. It was like a domino effect that put so many things in motion that I am sometimes scared, sometimes over-excited about the future ✨ Nonetheless, I continued reading, and below I share the lovely books I discovered … Continue reading What I’m reading in September and October 2022: climate fiction, more climate fiction, and Malaysian heritage

What I’m reading in August 2022: dystopia, honour killings, and a fascinating (fictional) island

Currently reading My current read is Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler, the second book of the Earthseed series. Parable of the Talents continues the story of Lauren, a young woman who created a new community in the midst of social and climate chaos. Quite interestingly, the story is told not only through … Continue reading What I’m reading in August 2022: dystopia, honour killings, and a fascinating (fictional) island

What I’m reading in July 2022: Moldavian folklore, Turkish culture, and a bit of immortality

This month I travelled a lot - through reading, while being in Romania. From the neighbouring country Moldavia to Turkey and then to the UK, the stories I read this month spanned through time and geographies. Quite interestingly, a touch of serendipity: all three stories had a common theme - stories of women who were … Continue reading What I’m reading in July 2022: Moldavian folklore, Turkish culture, and a bit of immortality

What I’m reading in June 2022: stories of women – daredevil aviators to Moldavian rebels

In the past month, reading fiction felt like a much-needed escape from the real world. However, focusing on something else than reading the news from Ukraine was tough ... so the 2 books I managed to read are a real achievement! Let's get the sharing started!

What I’m reading in May 2022: British and Romanian contemporary fiction, and a classic post-apocalyptic sci-fi story

In the past month, reading fiction felt like a much-needed escape from the real world. However, focusing on something else than reading the news from Ukraine was tough ... so the 2 books I managed to read are a real achievement! Let's get the sharing started!

What I’m reading in April 2022: about talking objects, time travelling, historical fiction & some burning questions

In the past month, reading fiction felt like a much-needed escape from the real world. However, focusing on something else than reading the news from Ukraine was tough ... so the 2 books I managed to read are a real achievement! Let's get the sharing started!

Vintage poetry book turned out to be a hidden treasure

Poems by Ana Blandiana was published almost 50 years ago, in 1974. The book fell into my hands by coincidence, while visiting a vintage bookstore from Bucharest. As Ana Blandiana is one of the most famous Romanian poets, I really wanted to read some of her work - thus my choice to buy the book. … Continue reading Vintage poetry book turned out to be a hidden treasure

What I’m reading in March 2022: climate fiction, stories from 1960s Transylvania, and a longlisted book for Women’s Prize for Fiction

In the past month, reading fiction felt like a much-needed escape from the real world. However, focusing on something else than reading the news from Ukraine was tough ... so the 2 books I managed to read are a real achievement! Let's get the sharing started!