Books with Chronic Illness/ Disability Representation

Happy Disability Pride Month!! In this month (and every other) we need to celebrate peoples with disability and chronic illness. Chronic illness and disability wasn't openly talked about in my upbringing. Over the past two to three years, I've learned and actively tried to support disabled voices the best way I can, that is, through… Continue reading Books with Chronic Illness/ Disability Representation

GOOD BOY| BOOK REVIEW

SUMMARY: Hosting her brother’s wedding for an MVP guest list is the challenge of Jess Canning’s life. Already the family screw-up, she can’t afford to fail. And nobody - absolutely nobody! - can learn of the colossal mistake she made with the best man during a weak moment last spring. It was wrong, and there… Continue reading GOOD BOY| BOOK REVIEW

MINI REVIEWS: RECENT READS

Hi friends! I’ll be talking about all the books I finished/read recently in today's post. Most of these were easy reads, but I think they still count. Nancy Drew: The palace of wisdom by Kelly Thompson Nancy Drew is one of my childhood favourite series. I was obsessed with that world as a kid. When… Continue reading MINI REVIEWS: RECENT READS

THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY (2010)

Written by: Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa Running time: 94 minutes This movie begins with Shō remembering a week he spent at his mother's old house with his great aunt, Sadako during the summer. Shō catches a glimpse of Arrietty in a bush in his aunt’s garden as she tries to hide from the family's… Continue reading THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY (2010)

MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (1988)

Written by: Hayao Miyazaki Running time: 86 minutes In this Ghibli movie, we follow professor Tatsuo Kusakabe and his two daughters, Satsuki and Mei, as they move into a new neighborhood to be closer to the hospital where the girls' mother, Yasuko, is still recovering from an illness. One day as Mei (the youngest daughter)… Continue reading MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (1988)

SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

Written by: Hayao Miyazaki Running time: 124 minutes Spirited Away is another magical story written by Hayao Miyazaki. It follows the story of ten-year-old Chihiro who is on a journey with her parents to their new home. On their way, Chichiro’s father takes a shortcut, and the family ends up in front of a tunnel.… Continue reading SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (1989)

Written by: Hayao Miyazaki Running time: 103 minutes I’ve been interested in anime for quite a while. So, I finally decided to start with Studio Ghibli movies since they are the one of the most popular and have been around for quite some time. Kiki’s delivery service is my introduction to the Studio Ghibli world.… Continue reading KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (1989)