MARIA MAGDELEINA

writer, podcaster, child of God

I thought of writing my predictions for this year’s Grammy Awards, but the 2021 nominations make it really hard for me to take a guess. I thus decided to simply write about whom I think deserves to win (I won’t go through all the categories, only the most important ones).

WARNING: SPOILERS Since the pandemic, my favourite hobby has been to escape reality in every way I can. Since I prefer to stay safe and stay in, I watch a couple of movies and/or tv shows and read books every day after work and during the weekends. I’m into Egyptian movies and TV shows so …

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I’m a cinephile. Sometimes, I think to myself, “if I can go back in time and change my university program, I would choose cinema.” I did think of doing my masters in film studies and I even dreamt of studying at the UCLA, but life never goes as planned… We never know, right? However, that …

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I can’t believe it, but it looks like my dream came true! My article on poetry has been published on the Our Languages Blog by the Translation Bureau of the Government of Canada (What? The GOVERNMENT? YESSSSSS!!!). If you want to read my four little tips on writing simple but deep poems, click here. The …

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Thoughts during Lent: Body Image – Part 1

It’s very strange and awkward for me to tell or text someone, “Happy Halloween!” I’d never say this as a kid, no one ever really said it around me. It wasn’t a holiday, but just the day we got lucky to be who the hell we wanted to be without anyone judging us (which is …

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Goodbye 2016? Hello 2017?