It is a cold rainy night here and I decided to make my favourite comfort food for dessert tonight….Apple and Rhubarb Bread and Butter pudding. And it was soooo good! But it got me thinking. It has been a crappy week with so many horrible things happening to good people around me and I knowContinue reading “Ultimate comfort must haves”
Author Archives: Renee
The Ugly Side of the Literary Other and Societal Implications
The concept of othering…and how its alive and well.
The Power of Food
Why I love food isn’t exactly a mystery, its what keeps me alive. So why is it that the thing that keeps us is alive something that creates so much passion and diversity around the world? When people discuss their travels, the food is one of the most memorable aspects of the adventure. You rememberContinue reading “The Power of Food”
Start of Canadian Lit studies.
This semester I’m studying Canadian literature… Which I was warned was dry and dull. I’m pleasantly surprised to say that I’m finding it complex and really different. At the moment we are studying excerpts from the early explorers diaries and relatives stories. It makes me realise how much we take for granted that the worldContinue reading “Start of Canadian Lit studies.”
About me…….. A coffee fiend, obsessed with literature and chocolate and really good, good food! I like a good debate about a good book so academic or personal opinions on books are always welcome…xx
My First Blog Post!
I never even dreamed of having my own blog, until this morning driving to work. I had three takeaway coffee’s in my car and I realised that the things in my life that made me happy were the simple things like the smell of fresh coffee, new and old books and amazing food. I believeContinue reading “My First Blog Post!”