What I’ve consumed in 2019…

2019 has allowed me to widen my horizons in many ways. I’m going to share a few lists of media I’ve consumed that had a large impact on me, (or that I just downright loved) and that have informed my personal and intellectual growth.


Books

1. The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

2. On Anarchism by Noam Chomsky

3. Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

4. Bad Science by Ben Goldacre

5. If They Come For Us by Fatimah Asghar


Albums

1. Little Simz, Stillness in Wonderland (2017)

2. Aurora, A Different Kind of Human (2019)

3. Tierra Whack, Wackworld (2018)

4. Dave, Psychodrama (2019)

5. Raveena, Lucid (2019)


Podcasts

1. Woke WOC Doctors

2. Girl Chaat

3. Not Overthinking


You Tube

1. Itchy Boots


Animation/ TV

1. Steven Universe ( including Steven Universe: Future)

2. Sanditon

3. Summer Camp Island

4. Bee and Puppycat


Compiling these lists made me conscious of how much media I am consuming which doesn’t add value to my life. For example, I spend an inordinate amount of time on You Tube yet there is only channel that I consistently watch and feel adds to my world perspective. Going into 2020, I want to consume media more consciously and record it along with my thoughts ( in my shiny new Notion page).


Resolutions

1. Consume and record ideas consciously

2. Write more in the form of blogging, poetry and journalling

3. Make a Poetry Chapbook

4. Adopt a minimalist way of living

5. Start working towards owning a motorbike

And with that we enter 2020, and the new deca(age)de…

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