Monthly Archives: February 2013

180 Days of Goals

A few years ago, a teacher who taught a class called ‘Living a Deliberate Life’ encouraged all his students to sign up to a site called the Day Zero Project. The idea was to create 101 goals to complete within 1001 days, and the online community was meant to encourage people to actually complete their …

A Wrinkle in Time

The classic children’s novel ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Madeleine L’Engle is radically different to anything else I’d normally read. First of all, it’s a science-fiction novel involving time travel, dark forces and hideous monsters. As a rule, I find such characters and plot devices quite laughable, because they are designed for children, after all. …

Academia: The Goering Brothers

Essay Written July 2011 (for school assignment) A study of two brothers, one who stole the other’s rightful place in history with his villainy Hermann Goering, an infamous name and face, a man involved in the Nazi atrocities. Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe, President of the Reichstag, founder of the Gestapo, one of the main architects …