We consider it “inhumane” to keep a gorilla in an indoor, concrete environment with no exposure to greenery or anything resembling its natural habitat, and yet we put ourselves in these environments all the time. The Mind Does Not Belong in a Cubicle – Laura Smith – The AtlanticContinue reading →
From Buzzfeed – 25 Signs You’re Addicted to BooksContinue reading →
Game of Thrones! Have you read it? Have you seen it? I hear the second season premiered somewhere the other night. So, I have questions. Did you see the TV show or read the books first? Do you think it’s better to read the books before you see the adaptation? (Also, we need to talk […]Continue reading →
Between all the books I read this year for BookieMonster, I squeezed in a few others here and there. You already know what I think of the books I’ve reviewed this year, so I thought I’d give you a run down of The Best Books of 2011 (That I Didn’t Blog About). The Happy Hooker […]Continue reading →
So, in these tough times it’s not always easy to keep one’s wardrobe in tip-top shape. But your friend always has such nice things! What to do? Take her along to Clothes Swap next Sunday! This is your Henchperson’s side project and it promises to be a lot of fun: the last one sure was! […]Continue reading →
Two of New Zealand’s biggest booksellers are in serious trouble. The mammoth Borders and Whitcoulls chains have gone into voluntary administration. What does this mean for books in New Zealand? What does this mean for you?
First of all, voluntary administration is serious, but not necessarily a death knell.Continue reading →