Bewitching by Jill Barnett

Set in the 1800's this story is about Joyous Fiona MacQuarrie, a Scottish witch who couldn't fully control her magic despite help from her aunt. Joy wanted to go to her maternal grandmother's cottage with her familiar, an ermine weasel named Beelzebub because her aunt had to go to North America. However, fate had other … Continue reading Bewitching by Jill Barnett

Depression and loneliness in our society

Due to the material advancement of the world, the young generation tend to be more and more independent. Not having time for family and depending on social media rather than face-to-face interactions can isolate one from developing real relationships. Depression and loneliness go hand in hand. One doesn’t need to be physically alone to feel … Continue reading Depression and loneliness in our society

Facebook – A blessing or a curse

Facebook is again facing allegation. This time, the co-founder Chris Hughes said that the CEO Mark Zuckerberg has acquired ‘unprecendented and un-American’ power. Hughes, together with politicians such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, has asked for the breakup of Facebook. The social media has caused a lot of scandal. It has been used by terrorists and … Continue reading Facebook – A blessing or a curse

Finding treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was discovered and named after a German psychiatrist and pathologist, Alois Alzheimer in 1906. It is a neurodegenerative disease which causes memory loss, mood swings and lack of self-care to the extent that the patient can’t recognise anyone and loss of body functions leads to death. It is more common in the … Continue reading Finding treatment for Alzheimer’s disease