My Year of Writing (Part 1) – The Hurdle & Why

I actually surpassed this mountainous milestone last year back in middle of December, but I decided against celebrating then. What if the celebration was a gateway into quitting or being less consistent? Okay, I’ve done it. I’ve proved I can do it, now I can quit! “Nope, not me,” I said. I didn’t want that stamina to dissolve. I was in a vulnerable place after all. The holidays were upon us, and I was lazy and overall unmotivated. Plus, covid was still around and barking up every bloody tree. I couldn’t trust myself with Continue reading

The Making Of

Here’s the thing- I’m not a lyricist or a singer but I love everything about music. Actually, singing karaoke in front of a group of people was once a crippling fear of mine. FACT. It kind of still is; I definitely wouldn’t be comfortable singing in public anytime soon. The closest I come to Continue reading

The Write Stuff

From where I currently sit, I can see out the living room window into my backyard. I enjoy this view because it’s not a distracting one (no scandalous neighbourhood antics in these parts) but also, my living room makes me feel at peace. It’s a calm and cohesive space (especially Continue reading

Top 5: Words That Do Not Sound Like They Are Spelled

#5. Wednesday (pronounced “Wens-day”)

#4. Island (pronounced “eye-land”)

#3. Doubt (pronounced “dout”)

#2. Receipt (pronounced “re-seet”)

#1. Subtle (pronounced “sut-tle” or “suddle”)


Just when the English language could not be anymore complicated, they come up with this stuff? Seriously, how are you supposed to explain these words and how they are spelled to your children? “Because that’s the way it is, okay?!?” Once you immerse yourself into learning other languages, you soon start to realize how complex a language English really is. Those of us who speak it fluently really take it for granted at times.


Disagree? Have more to add? What are your top 5’s?