Thoughts on the iOS 7 Redesign

There’s a lot of criticism of iOS 7 about the new, simpler design: here’s my take on it. Ever since the launch of the iPhone, Apple’s never really made any major changes to the iOS. It’s been pretty much the same thing ever since: a panel of icons, a blue-ish interface, and a design that …

Cutting Back, Freeing Time

We live incredibly busy lives and I’m no different. 24 hours is all the time that we’re given in one day. And the 24 hours is partitioned up so that there’s barely any free time. We’ll do the math. Say, we sleep for at least eight hours. That leaves us with 16. I go to school from …

WordPress vs Tumblr: Where Should I Blog?

I’m having a bit of self-doubt on whether WordPress was the correct place I chose to blog. Now…ugh oh my god I can’t get over starting all my sentences with ‘now’. Anyway, I’m coming to a point where I’m considering moving from my long-time blogging platform, WordPress, to Tumblr. It’s not like I don’t like …

Thoughts on Writing Historical Fiction

I’m now a few weeks into writing Shield of Fire (my historical fiction novel about the Persian Wars) and my progress has been very slow- only got to chapter 2? I thought I’d talk a bit about how I’m doing with writing historical fiction. Firstly, I want to write this post because of the highly important reason …