Interestingly enough, every time Joan shared a picture of a book she’d read and liked, people would engage with her more. There was a whole community of readers online she was appealing to.
Guest writer Bosibori Maine talks to Bill Muganda, his popular instagram page @kenyan_library and how he became a reader. Bill and Bosi have both been a members at The Bookworm Gigiri for a long time. In this interview series, Bosi talks books, life and libraries.
Tsitsi Dangarembga and the Future in Oslo
The questions of whether writing can truly be taught has been talked about in writing circles in perpetuity. Aspiring writers who are genuinely curious about this matter are … Asking the wrong question. Let’s get this out of the way: Writing can be taught – I’ve experienced it myself – though you can argue that […]
What actually happens to people when they have children? With people who actually love each other from the bottom of their hearts?
The answer to these questions is obvious: when people have children, their view of the world changes forever. When children are small, the radius of life purrs down to their own immediate area, regardless of whether the parents are still a successful marketing manager or a committed senior doctor. The love for the new little creature is so absolute and the fear that something might happen to him is so overwhelming that it is almost unbearable at the beginning. The fact that the development of an earthling is entirely in our hands, this responsibility can feel really overwhelming as a mother or father. Then there is this uncertainty. Am I really doing everything right? Am I taking a wrong turn somewhere in my upbringing, am I screwing up my son’s, my daughter’s, whole life?