Cherry Blossoms

Last week I finally decided it was time to upgrade my camera. I had been previously shooting with a Canon Rebel XS, which, while a very good camera for a beginner, wasn’t allowing me to grow creatively. Four days ago I received my new Canon 70D with an 18-135 IS STM lens and saying its a HUGE… Continue reading Cherry Blossoms


Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth

Hey everyone!! Apologies for my prolonged absence on the blog – between university and being sick most of the winter I haven’t had much of a chance to read or blog. Now that my classes are finished, I’m looking forward to getting back to blogging. I am, however, grateful for the time I had off… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth


My Two Must-See Movies of 2017

Wonderstruck Brian Selznick is my favourite author, and his first book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, was adapted into Hugo, one of my absolute favourite movies. So it’s no surprise that I’m eagerly awaiting the adaptation of his second novel, Wonderstruck. While I am still super nervous that the movie will mess up the book as happens all too often with adaptations, so far… Continue reading My Two Must-See Movies of 2017


Review: A Taste For Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby

Fear the living more than the dead. It’s London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. Evelyn, a young woman disfigured by her dangerous work in a matchstick factory, who has nowhere to go, does not know what to make of her new position as a maid to the Elephant… Continue reading Review: A Taste For Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby


Review: RoseBlood by A.G. Howard

In this modern day spin on Leroux’s gothic tale of unrequited love turned to madness, seventeen-year-old Rune Germain has a mysterious affliction linked to her operatic talent, and a horrifying mistake she’s trying to hide. Hoping creative direction will help her, Rune’s mother sends her to a French arts conservatory for her senior year, located… Continue reading Review: RoseBlood by A.G. Howard


Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

In the epic fantasy, scruffy, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living while devotedly caring for his mother in their sleepy shoreside village. It is a quiet existence – until a spirit from the past catches up with him to enforce an age-old vendetta. Suddenly on the run from gods and monsters, Kubo’s chance for… Continue reading Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings


The Colours of Fall: Up Close

Here’s the third part of my fall photography series! (Parts One and Two) These are some of the beautiful patterns and details I observed on my many photography excursions. I love taking close ups and using my camera to capture the small moments. For me, photography is about more than just recording the scenery that… Continue reading The Colours of Fall: Up Close