Life Update – 22/04/2019

So! On the morning of 18th April, I finally finished drafting out the entire series of "The Princess Saga"! I'm in love with how it turned out in the end, slightly better than my original idea of its course, actually. I loved every moment of it! I'm very grateful to my loyal readers who kept … Continue reading Life Update – 22/04/2019


Choosing Your Own Writing Style

Choosing your writing style is one of the most difficult parts of writing. Your ideas for a story or an article may be good enough to go, but how you present them is what makes your piece an excellent read. Your writing style defines you and your work. In other words, a writing style is … Continue reading Choosing Your Own Writing Style

The Relevance of NAM in To-day’s World

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The Relevance of NAM in To-day’s World

         The NAM or Non-Aligned Movement as an ideology emerged close to the end of the colonial period and the end of the Second World War. It was founded by five post-colonial leaders—Josip Tito of Socialist Yugoslavia (former), Jawaharlal Nehru of India, Dr Sukarno of Indonesia, Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana—in the Bandung Conference of 1955. It was formalised by the signing of the Treaty of Brijuni the following year.

          The Non-Aligned Movement itself was based on the idea of neutrality, in a world that was breaking up into two power blocs of communism (led by Soviet Union) and capitalism (led by United States). Its whole idea was to help the nations that were still colonies under their western masters to get their independence and then, help them with their overall development. These two were…

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A Brief History of English Literature

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A Brief History of English Literature

          English literature is the study of literature written in the English language, irrespective of the origin of the work produced. The most notable English writers that we all know are William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Jane Austen, and Arthur Conan Doyle, among many others. To-day, English has become a universal language and there are many writers of the language in countries other than Britain.

           The origin of English literature goes as far back as 5th-7th centuries CE. It was at this time that the Anglo-Saxon settlers brought the English language to the British Isles, from a region now known to be western Germany. The English language is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects. This displaced the Celtic language, which had been prevalent here till then. “Beowulf”, an earliest form of literature, was considered to have…

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Parchments of the Times Past: All You Want to Know About YOUR Past!

Come, check out my third blog! I just started it a few days ago and would really appreciate it if you could check it out! “Parchments of the Times Past” is a History-themed blog, where I’ll be posting small research-work that I keep doing from time-to-time.

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Hello! I’m Avalon Greene from “EvolutionaryHues” and “Ava’s Quill and Parchment”.

This is officially my third blog, “Parchments of the Times Past”. It’s a thematic blog – all about History, if you didn’t already understand from the title.

In this blog, I shall be posting my small research articles about events in History, right from the ones you’ve heard a lot about to ones you never had. If that interests you, you could stay behind, click on that tiny yet significant follow button below, and start learning History as I know it. Who knows, maybe it’ll help you in that pop-quiz your teacher/professor might suddenly spring on you?

I promise you’ll have a lot of fun here at Parchments of the Times Past. I shall have some fun and interesting content to come out with every week and you can tell me whether it’s factually right or…

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Short Summaries #1: “The Dragonfly Pool” by Eva Ibbotson

Short Summaries #1. "The Dragonfly Pool" by Eva Ibbotson I don't about anybody else, but when I hear somebody mention British authors, the first name that pops in my mind is Enid Blyton. No, not even J K Rowling tops the list. Enid Blyton and then, Agatha Christie, in that order, in my opinion. Now, … Continue reading Short Summaries #1: “The Dragonfly Pool” by Eva Ibbotson