The Grief in Art.

It's hard to write about the grief you hold. It consumes you and makes you silent, often. "I will be there for you, if you need it," people tell you. "I can do anything you want, if you so desire. Just give me a call, and it will be done." But do they really mean… Continue reading The Grief in Art.


Writing Down My Motivation.

What motivates you to write? To be honest, I don't quite know. When I was a wee lass, I wrote because I enjoyed it. These days, I write because it's the only thing I'm good at and I'm not quite ready to give it up. Not to mention that there are people out there who… Continue reading Writing Down My Motivation.


Ordinary Travels is Five Years Old.

This month marks five years in my journey in my blog. Five years is a long time to stay in one Internet niche and I'm happy to have made it this far, especially when one starts a blog without any kind of idea about what to write in it. In 2012, I was feeling rather… Continue reading Ordinary Travels is Five Years Old.


The Writing Style.

Not all writing's the same. What someone would write for a creative writing class wouldn't be the same for journalism. If someone's trained to write a certain way, it's hard to switch over to another style of writing. This has been my observation, anyway. I've been reading The Silence of the Lambs for about a… Continue reading The Writing Style.

Life, Writing

Schindler’s Hannibal.

"Oskar Schindler was a Nazi officer, but he was secretly helping Jewish people to escape." "But he was a terrible person." "What? For helping people escape the Holocaust? This was based on a true story." "But he wasn't a good person...he ate people." I look at her confused. "What?" "Who was the person who killed… Continue reading Schindler’s Hannibal.