The Jacaranda House by Deborah Challinor

Rating: 4⭐/5 Set in 1960s Sydney, King's Cross, the birthplace of annual Sydney Mardi Gras Parade, The Jacaranda House is a story about motherhood. The theme touches upon each character delicately and is intricately spun to tell an entertaining story. Polly Manaia, an exotic dancer at one of the clubs at King's cross, is desperate … Continue reading The Jacaranda House by Deborah Challinor

Little women by Louisa May Alcott: A book review.

First published in 1868, Little women is a story about an American family that follows the lives of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth. The story takes the reader through the span of their childhood till they reach motherhood. The four sisters are in no way flawless. While Jo is a literary genius, she … Continue reading Little women by Louisa May Alcott: A book review.

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain’s Padmarag and Sultana’s dream: a short book review.

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain is one of those writers who touched the deepest recesses of my heart with her poetic and empowering writing. While Sultana's dream is a story of a feminist utopia where women, with the help of science and technology, win wars and preside over the nation, Padmarag is a realistic version of it. … Continue reading Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain’s Padmarag and Sultana’s dream: a short book review.

Why is it necessary for you to call yourself a feminist if you are one?

I have had this argument with a ton of people and they all state the same reasons like "modern feminism is not about equality anymore" and "feminists hate men and I don't hate men, so, I am not a feminist." But what do you really know other than some claims you heard off the internet? … Continue reading Why is it necessary for you to call yourself a feminist if you are one?