Month: August 2016

Reader Confessions

Book Bloke (@bloke_book) started this ‘Reader Confessions’ and I was tagged by Karina Szczurek who was tagged by Andy Martin 1. Have you ever damaged a book? Um. Yeeeeesssss. I read in the bath, so they get wrinkly. I read while I eat, so they get smudgy. I read in bed, so they get slept on. I read on the beach, so they get…

The Open Book & The Sea

Two of my favorite worlds collide in Cape Town next month at the Open Book Festival. But more on that later, first let’s focus on the fest. In case you don’t know, Open Book is a diverse and very convenient literary festival hosted by  The Book Lounge and The Fugard Theatre . If you live in Cape Town and have never been to the aforementioned…

Ten Things I learned from Shark MOOC

I am so stoked that I  learned such awesome stuff in this little thing called a MOOC. Confession: Despite being enrolled in the MOOC I had to Google what exactly the acronym stands for…wait for it… Massive Open Online Course I completed  Sharks! Global Diversity, Biology and Conservation  with Cornell University and the University of Queensland on the EdX platform…