I Messed Up (Double Oops Edition)…

As you may or may not have noticed, I accidentally posted two posts yesterday. The mental health one was meant for yesterday and the book review was meant for today. I guess I scheduled them wrong so I woke up with a not so nice surprise. It also messed up my numbers and stuff cos [...]

The Life of Plants in a Changing Environment (Book Review)

The Life of Plants in a Changing Environment (Book Review)

Disclaimer: I was contacted by the authors team to review the book. However, all the thoughts and opinions I have shared on this post are my own. About The Author/Editor Rishikesh Upadhyay PhD, also known as R K Upadhyay, was born and grew up in a small Nepalis’ hamlet, Bhanjung Basti via Mahadev Tilla, just a [...]

Realms Of The Mist By Jude Itakali (Book Review)

Realms Of The Mist By Jude Itakali (Book Review)

About The Author Jude Itakali was born and lives in Kampala, Uganda. His first collected works is, CROSSROADS (Winds of love): Poetry and Prose When not being an athlete on the rugby field, or crunching down numbers on a computer for work, he delicately pens the epiphanies from life and its different relationships and encounters. [...]

New Word #16: Words Recently Learned

Really enjoyed learning some new words from this post and decided to share it with you guys so we can learn them together 😁


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sprightly: lively; full of energy. I learned this word from Pooja here. It also shows up in William Wordsworth’s poem, “Along the margin of a bay:/Ten thousand saw I at a glance,/Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.”

bugbear: a cause of obsessive fear, irritation, or loathing. I learned this word from Pooja here.

calisthenics: gymnastic exercises to achieve bodily fitness and grace of movement. I learned this word from Heterodox Buddhist here.

sitch: a situation or state of affairs, usually a bad situation. I learned this word from Bonnyword Manor here. This word is not to be confused with snitch, which means to secretly tell someone in authority that someone else has done something bad, often in order to cause trouble.

plink: a short, sharp, metallic or ringing sound.
tendril: A slender threadlike appendage of a climbing plant. I learned…

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Blog tour highlights and Poetry

Blog tour highlights and Poetry

So excited for the live release! If you haven’t already checked out Jude’s blog and this book I would highly recommend doing so immediately.

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Author Me (Jude Itakali) 14/05/2021

Hi everyone. It’s just under three days to the live release of my new book; CROSSROADS (Winds of love) on Amazon.

In this post, I’ll be sharing clips from the Pre-order blog promotion tour. The blogs and websites that hosted and promoted this book are amazing so I hope you read on and explore them.

I’ve written and placed some poetry within this post, which is close to a few themes that are found in the book.

The ocean rages and the falls cascade
Thrills rise, then plummet to impetuous depths
And I think of you
Where once there was love
Now pain remains

If you have been following my blog for a while you probably know that I really admire Jude’s blog and I am a huge fan of his writing. I was so happy to hear that he had put out…

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Crossroads (Winds of love): Poetry and Prose By Jude Itakali

Crossroads (Winds of love): Poetry and Prose By Jude Itakali

If you have been following my blog for a while you probably know that I really admire Jude's blog and I am a huge fan of his writing. I was so happy to hear that he had put out a book and it was now available to preorder. I wanted to share this news with [...]

Sunshine Blogger Award #24

Thank you! I want to thank Anjali for nominating me for this award. She has a really interesting multi-niche blog with posts about fashion, lifestyle and so much more. To check out her blog click here.  Rules  Thank the person who nominated you. Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated you. Nominate [...]

A Touch Of Death By Rebecca Cruden

Introduction As you guys may remember I reviewed a book by Rebecca Cruden a while ago called Haze and I had such an amazing experience reading that book that I decided to pick up another book by her. This one is called A Touch of Death and is a part of a dystopian romance series. [...]

Her- A Short Story

I usually write blogging advice but as you probably know if you read yesterdays post I accidentally burnt my fingers and hand while cooking so I can't type a lot right now and my blogging advice posts are quite detailed so they tend to be much longer. So, instead of writing a blogging advice post [...]