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The Boat People by Sharon Bala. A Review

By on December 11, 2017

In a visually-rich and spirited poem, called Home, the British-Somali poet Warsan Shire writes:
you have to understand,
no one puts their children in a boat
unless the water is safer than…


Reading List: December 2017

By on December 10, 2017

And just like that, December is here, and with it comes the 12th and final edition of the reading list. What a fun reading adventure it has been for…


Reading List: November 2017

By on November 11, 2017



I absolutely love the month of November and this year has given me another reason to do so with the publication of some delightful reading gems, to add to…