Hi. I’m a freelance creative director, digital UX writer, and content strategist who lives in Toronto. These are my musings. I usually review books. Sometimes I write about the things that make me go hmmm.
Tag Archives: WWII
This book follows The Tattooist of Auschwitz and is based on the true story of Cilka Klein, who survives Auschwitz only to be sentenced to 15 years at a Russian labour camp in Siberia for having “helped” the Nazis. Again, … Continue reading
It’s important to know that this is a true story before you start reading it, because many of the things that happen seem unbelievable or coincidental. Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is the tattooist of Auschwitz-Birkenau for two-and-a-half years. This … Continue reading
It’s hard to summarize these two, lengthy masterpieces. A simple explanation is that they tell the story of an American military family, the Henrys, leading up to and then during WWII, respectively in “Winds” (Part 1) and “Remembrance” (Part 2). … Continue reading
I was talking with a friend about WWII and suddenly I was hit by a vivid memory. I remember being six-years-old and outside with my next-door neighbour, Mr. Gravitis, who was like a grandfather to me. For a moment, the … Continue reading