The Doorway~

A door is a portal to another world, another room…once you step in, you’ve stepped into the world that calls out to your very being. Or, you’ve just happened upon this website. Both of them are pretty good deals (if I do say so myself). This website has a little bit of everything that makes…

Exploring Ottawa: The Beginning

  “Welcome to Canada! How are you finding the weather?” This seems to be the first question everyone asks me..especially after finding out that I am an international student from India. Always said with a bright smile and an almost anticipatory look afterwards, the words make me smile a little because it seems the Candian…

Book: Night Circus

Title: Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Blurb: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it, No paper notices plastered on lampposts and billboards. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.

How To: 7 Ways to Stay Organized in College

  As The first week of February draws to a close, the first month of the new semester ends for me. Last semester, I learnt a huge lesson, that sometimes, just taking notes in class isn’t what’s most important. So this semester I promised I would start it right, and start it strong so that I…

Manga: Tate No Yuusha No Nariagari

Title: Tate No Yuusha No Nariagari/ The Rising of the Shield Hero/ 盾の勇者の成り上がり Author: Aneko Yusagi Artist: Aiya Kyu Status: Ongoing (20 chapters) Blurb: Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world’s Heroes. Each of the heroes were respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned. Naofumi coincidentally…

Manga: Shougeki no Soma

Title:  Shougeki No Soma/ Food Wars! Author: Yuto Tsukuda Artist: Shun Saeki Status: Incomplete (147 chapters) Blurb: Shokugeki no Soma tells the story of a boy named Sōma Yukihira, whose dream is to become a full-time chef in his father’s neighborhood restaurant and surpass his father’s culinary skills. But just as Sōma graduates from middle school, his father,…

Book: Queen of Shadows

Title: Queen of Shadows Author: Sarah J. Maas Series: Throne of Glass Series (Book 4) Blurb: Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire-for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past… She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius,…

Holiday Galore

Happy Holidays! For all the holidays this season, hope they are enjoyable. As this blog turns a year old with the New Year, it’s time to assess and evaluate. So, with the coming year, here’s to more fun posts, wackier update schedules, and more topics up on the site. Also, I’ve decided that blogging doesn’t…

TV Show: Oh My Venus!

Title: Oh My Venus Language: Korean Year: 2015 Status: Ongoing [ 16 episodes] Synopsis: Kim Young-Ho (So Ji-Sub) is a personal trainer for Hollywood stars. Even though he comes from a wealthy family background, he suffered a devastating injury during his childhood days. Now, he overcomes his problems with patience and stubbornness. Kang Joo-Eun (Shin Min-A) is 33-years-old lawyer. She…

TV Show: Autumn’s Concerto

Title: Autumn’s Concerto/ Next Stop, Happiness/ 下一站,幸福 Language: Taiwanese Year: 2009-2010 Status: Complete [21 episodes] Synopsis: Ren Guang Xi (Vaness Wu), a cocky law student, seems to lead the perfect life. He’s the sole successor to a huge and famous business and a talented ice hockey player. But in reality, his lonely life lacks joy, laughter and motivation. That…

Book: The Little Coffee Shop in Kabul

Title: The Little Coffee Shop in Kabul Author: Deborah Rodriguez Blurb: After hard luck and some bad choices, Sunny has finally found a place to call home — it just happens to be in the middle of a war zone. The thirty-eight-year-old American’s pride and joy is the Kabul Coffee House, where she brings hospitality…

Book: Carry On

Title: Carry On Author: Rainbow Rowell Blurb: Simon Snow is the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets…

Book: Mrs Funnybones

Title: Mrs. FunnyBones Author: Twinkle Khanna Blurb: Good morning, it’s 6 a.m. and I am wide awake because the man of the house has decided that he needs to perform a series of complex manoeuvres that involve him balancing on his left elbow. When I fell asleep last night, there was a baby lying next to…