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,…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

And I did not want to leave the jungle. Four kids got into a detention, which was to clean a room that was full of magazines and bowling balls. Then, one of them, the nerd in the group, Spencer, found an old game named Jumanji. Bored out of their minds, the kids decided to give…