book reviews | fiction

Book Review: The Great Gatsby

If you Google “American Literature” , chances are you will come across classics such J.D. Salinger’s ‘Catcher in the Rye’, Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingird’ and of course F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’. However, accolades for Fitzgerald’s masterpiece were few and far between at the time of the book’s release in 1925 and…

life | Personal Musings

The end of an era

As I opened up the local paper last night I was greeted with some sad news . Our local iconic record shop was closing down. Once a thriving, pumping business, the digital age of downloading music has taken it’s toll. Although this may not seem a big deal to city folk, where shops come and…