Book Review: Graceling Realm by Kristin Cashore

Being perhaps one of the most “disjointed” series I’ve ever read, Graceling Realm made of three books “Graceling”, “Fire” and “Bitterblue”, is nevertheless a nice read. I call it disjointed due to the fact that whether you read Graceling or Fire first, the story still makes normal sense because each of these two books is […]

Wizards Unite: Niantic’s Newest mobile Game!

Calling all Potterheads! You don’t have to re-read the books or re-watch the movies anymore to get that fix of magic in your daily life anymore because Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is already available in Australia and New Zealand… and it’s great! After their huge success with Pokemon Go, Niantic Inc. have released their newest […]

A Leaderless Democracy: the Solution to Lebanon’s Crisis

In light of the recent revolution in Lebanon, many issues have come to light and many others remain undiscussed. With no clear solution in sight, Lebanon remains at the same standpoint it has been at for over thirty years: how can we achieve a true democratic balance in a very small country made up of […]

The Next Step

(a poem dedicated to the charter night of the Sydney Autism Community Lions Club) Since the beginning and through the ages Humanity adapted to lots of changes While some were physical and others mental It’s definitely not coincidental It started off with the primates They found themselves in desperate straits Some of them began to […]

How to Write your Statement of Purpose (SoP) for your Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement

As soon as you start thinking about coming to Australia on a student visa, you will start hearing the acronyms GTE and SoA quite often. In short, GTE means “Genuine Temporary Entrant” and it’s the main point that the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is trying to establish before accepting or refusting […]

Child Abuse Chronicles: Cardinal Pell and Michael Jackson

Has anyone noticed that the past couple of weeks have been mostly about child abuse? On one hand, we have the sentencing of Cardinal George Pell, and on the other hand we have the documentary about Michael Jackson. With all the hullaballoo surrounding these two cases, I wonder what the media is trying to hide… […]