Category Archive: Humour

  • Ahoy maties! Everyone knows pirates make the most entertaining characters and embark on the most exciting voyages. So today, we shall set sail for the seven seas with our favourite pirates from literature. Long John Silver from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson Source: You know the name, you’ve eaten at the fast food […]

  • Explaining a joke usually leads to deafening silence, groans and boos. As author of Charlotte’s Web, Elwyn Brooks White, puts it: “Humour can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.” It’s clear to everyone that dissecting jokes […]

  • Wars. Nuclear weapons. Free will. Suicide. Race relations. These are all emotionally charged and serious topics that Kurt Vonnegut didn’t shy away from. Instead, he addressed them in his novels head-on in a humorous and imaginative way. Source: “Perhaps, when we remember wars, we should take off our clothes and paint ourselves blue and […]

  • We all have days where things just don’t go right and we feel a little down. That’s why today, we’ve come up with a great list of books that’ll cheer you up in different ways. Whether you need a good dose of dark humour or a romantic escape, we’ve got the book for you!Good Omens […]

  • Who can resist some family drama? Whether you love the spotlight, or you’re a passive onlooker, you just can’t escape it. Buckle up as we take you on a dramatic ride through plays that feature families—the good and the bad. August: Osage County by Tracy Letts Source: Let’s kick things off with the Weston […]