Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Day I am beginning to learnthat life-altering news is often like a premature birth:ill-timed, catching someone unaware,emotionally unprepared& often where they shouldn’t be: © Elizabeth Acevedo, Clap When You Land The title Clap When You Land resonated with me, as it is something anyone who has flown to the Caribbean or Africa has experienced. It […]

Banned Book Week 2020

Banned Books Week, from a US perspective ended earlier this month (September 27 – October 3, 2020). The UK’s Banned Books Week was the previous week, but I’m taking this time to examine some of the books I’d previously read, which have featured on the censors’ list. Why were they banned in a country where the freedom […]