Racism isn't just about overtly bigoted white nationalist groups - it's everyone's problem. I've written an article about my book group's experience of reading Me & White Supremacy. This non-fiction book by Layla F. Saad acts as a powerful call for white people to interrogate our relationship with racism and uncover the depths of our silent complicity.
“And besides, libraries aren't just about books. They are one of the few public spaces we have left which don't like our wallets more than us.” ― Matt Haig, Notes on a Nervous Planet Libraries are a much-loved haven for so many of us book bloggers, but they are about so much more than books as well. They offer key services and provide a vibrant space that everyone in the community is welcome to enjoy. The best way you can support your local library is to use it! With that in mind, this articles gives you just a few ideas for how to make the most of the services on offer.
Lockdown is the ideal time to give Shakespeare's plays a try, as many theatres are offering free streamed productions online. In this article, I share some links to where you can watch the performances, as well as my tips to make sure you actually enjoy them!