The Greatest Showman: Standing Ovation

I finally got to see this movie, which still held a big crowd of audience on a weekday. And what a treat. It was possibly the most fun I’d had in cinemas in a long time. Going in with a friend, I was a bit worried about how this movie would turn out. The turn…

Why my January Optimism?

I commence every year with a resolution; a promise to myself and perhaps others to be a better version of myself – whether this means hitting the gym, starting a swearing jar, reading more books, etc.  But why do most of us fail to keep it up? What happens to that fierce desire that seems…

Book Talk: the Spy by Paulo Coelho

Mata Hari. Possibly the most famous female spy of her time. Possibly one of the best mysteries to solve. A woman. A mother. An artist. A lover. Who was this woman? If anyone asked me, I would always mention Paulo Coelho as one of my favorite writers. His gifts lie in his writing, inspiring readers,…