Why I Loved La La Land with a Capital ‘L’

Let me make this clear: this is not a review. I’m well aware that the internet is beyond saturated with La La Land reviews, along with those weighing in on the intense debate over whether Emma Stone can sing or not, so I’ll spare you that too. No, I just want to share why I…

Staycation

Urban Dictionary defines a Staycation as “A vacation that is spent at one’s home enjoying all that home and one’s home environs have to offer.” Mas and I decided a staycation was in order to catch the most elusive of Pokemon: Quality Time Together. We’re lucky that our home is the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, which is…

Book Review: Our Chemical Hearts

First love is an epic disaster… Henry Page has never been in love. The slo-mo, can’t-eat-can’t-sleep kind of love he’s been hoping for just hasn’t been on the cards – at least not yet. Henry’s too busy trying to get into a semi-decent college and become editor of his school newspaper, a dream three years in…

Book Review: Textbook Romance

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a textbook with clear lessons on clever dating and how to build that Perfect Relationship? One that tells it straight but lets you laugh at yourself too? One that leaves you with your dignity and your personality intact? There is! Introductory story/tangent: It was Mason’s birthday a couple…