Marco Polo was the first European voyager to document his travel to Asia, in his book: The Travels of Marco Polo. Fun fact: he wrote this book in prison. He dictated his wonderful journey – with the help of his … Continue reading Marco Polo
In the 17th century, at the heart of the Spanish Golden Age, was a self-taught scholar and nun, Sor Juana de la Cruz (1651 – 1695). She is recognized today as a national icon, her image printed on the Mexican … Continue reading The Tenth Muse
In the genre of fiction, it is far too easy to be in awe of almost any literary work (that has been the case for me, at least). However, some authors force us to delve in gratitude of their impeccable … Continue reading Book Review: Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
David stops his red truck near the entrance to the grounds, and sits in silence, watching the breeze roll through the grass in front of him. He is too old for this, he should have let his son, Jason, take … Continue reading Trudy
The council was convened early in the morning. The sages summoned before the sun had settled atop the sky. A stillness permeated the horizon, the birds did not stir despite the swaying branches, nudged by the breeze. The early worms … Continue reading A Lesson in Deception
“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” ―Malala Yousafzai” Head bowed, Face hidden away, She dreams of freedom, Each … Continue reading International Day of the Girl Child
National Teacher’s Day! Continue reading World Teacher’s Day!