2017 Favourites

By some miracle, this year I have managed to read 60 books (I'm on my 60th as we speak and am gunning to get it finished before the New Year). I'm both impressed but not surprised that I managed 60 books this year. While I wrote a dissertation, graduated from university, started working and edited…

Review: The Cincinnati Tin Trunk – Richard Hopkins

Those who have been around for the long haul might remember that in my 2016 Favourites I mentioned the first book written and published by my friend Richard Hopkins - Interleaving. It's now my pleasure to let you know that the second book in what is going to be a trilogy is out now! "Readers are…

Is Fertility Awareness a Teched-up Disguise of the Rhythm Method? #Periodically 16

I first heard the phrase "Rhythm Method" in a Religious Education class at my all-girls catholic high school. It was discussed alongside actual birth control methods like the pill and condoms, and I detected a tone of skepticism in the voice of my teacher. I have a vague memory of dropping the phrase at home one…