Why I Don’t Blog Often

Recently I've been stalking start-up bloggers and old timers (vloggers & insta-famous people included) to see what it is that they have and I don't. And then I realized - the only difference between me and them is that they don't hold back. I come up with random, out of the ordinary ideas a lot but …

The Problem with Having a Literature Degree in 2016

The problem was not that there's absolutely nothing I could possibly do with my Literature degree, but rather that employers themselves don't even know what the degree requires from a person.

One Thing ALL University Lecturers Must STOP Doing

Everyday at the University of the West Indies, I pass a bulletin board at the Department of Literatures in English with the following article posted on it: "Qualified But Clueless - University Graduates Say Students Studying Only To Pass Tests And Not Learning". Each time I see it, I think, accurate, but how so really? …

Drinkable Books?

I'm a bibliophile - meaning, I love books. The stories clasped between covers [whether written in prose, poetry or in play form] make my day more than ice cream or cake. Sometimes people will notice this without me saying it directly. Apparently my excitement over a new book - its artistic cover, the very clever wording …

Trees (an excerpt, II)

Last year, trees became a significant recurrence in my life, signifying mostly death. I never knew why and I was afraid to explore it further, so I wrote about some of my experiences just to shake the shroud of fear off. I also published an excerpt of the documentary, promising to add more overtime. I …