Tiny Desk Concerts

Tiny Desk Concerts are intimate, unplugged video performances recorded live and hosted by NPR Music. I’m a huge fan of these concerts because you get the chance to really hear the artists’ music away from the noise and commotion that comes with typical concerts. Continue reading “Tiny Desk Concerts”

When Breath Becomes Air

What makes human life meaningful? What makes life worth living in the face of death? Such are the philosophical matters that Paul Kalanithi grappled with throughout his life, first as an English literature student, then as a neurosurgeon resident at Stanford and finally as a patient diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer.  Continue reading “When Breath Becomes Air”

Black History Month

Pull yourself together. You are an African, the most magical kind of human there is.Yrsa Daley-Ward

In the spirit of Black History Month, I wanted to share some of my favourite quotes and poems from some of my favourite writers. May their words carry you with gentleness and fill your spirit. Continue reading “Black History Month”