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What’s your forearm?

Note: No mammals were harmed in the making of this article An old Craig David song inspired the title of this week’s post. Back when MTV was still a thing, his song, ‘What’s your flava’ got a lot of airtime. … Continue reading

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Spring (2022) reads

The past two months have not been as prolific, reading-wise. I believe that in that time, I’ve only crested two texts. The first leg of the tripod was finished way back, in late September. Lying Beside You was another top-notch … Continue reading

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An Ebook Convert

In the past year, I’ve been devouring more ebooks. I started off with two last year. I was really keen on reading Halberstam’s Breaks of the Game. After all, many have labelled it as the unparalleled basketball read. I bought … Continue reading

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The Age of 5G

In the last few years, we’ve been hearing about 5G more and more. This should come as little shock. After all, the latter is the latest in mobile technology. Three years ago, it was relatively obscure. 5G phones were selling … Continue reading

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August-September (2022) reads

This is a bit of a late post. My last reads compilation was two months ago. Since then, I’ve managed to finish four books. As usual, I’ll only review three of them, with one nonfiction text. Golden Days by Jack … Continue reading

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Midwinter (2022) reads

Around July of each year, the temps absolutely plummet in Sydney. At the turn of winter, it was already freezing but July is traditionally the coldest month. It’s the perfect time to catch up on your reading. I begin this … Continue reading

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‘Into the Wild’

If you’re going on a solo adventure, what would you bring? A few months ago, I streamed Into The Wild on Netflix. Sean Penn directed the film, which was based on Jon Krakauer’s bestselling book. The read per se is … Continue reading

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‘Time enough at last’

Last year, prior to the months-long COVID lockdown, I recall having a conversation with a ‘kindred spirit’. He asked me if I knew about this TV series, The Twilight Zone. He said that it was ‘a really old series’. When … Continue reading

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More early winter (2022) reads

For this month’s inventory, two nonfiction bestsellers and Grisham’s latest are up. I started off with Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer’s gripping account of the 1996 Everest disaster. The author is a recent find and I look forward to perusing … Continue reading

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Early winter (2022) reads

Following on from my last reading list, this time we tackle two bestsellers and one classic. As usual, two fiction reads and one nonfiction book comprise my reading list. I start off with David Baldacci’s latest. Dream Town is the … Continue reading

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