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Welcome to my blog!

My name is Pamela Htoo Gaw, I’m 19 years old and I’m in my Third year at Fagerlia Videregående Skole. This blog is a project in Social Studies English, at Fagerlia Videregående Skole. On this website, I’m going to post different posts related to the contents we learn in our lessons. The purpose of this […]

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We must remember the ship

“Remember the ship”, is a poem written by the British poet, John Agard. And when talking about remembering the ship, Agard is referring to the ship, Empire Windrush that was used in 1948 to carry Carribean immigrants over to London from Jamaica. The speaker of the poem is referring to himself as a “citizen of […]

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New Year, New Goals

It’s been a while since i was active on this blog, but after a long summer break, we’re back to business as a new school year start, this also being my last year in upper secondary school. I believe writing blog posts in international English, where I’ve decided to go deeper into social studies this […]

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Spotlight

The movie “Spotlight” brought up a topic about the catholic church that I have not yet thought of thoroughly before. I have seen it or heard of it through media but have not really given it a deeper thought about it, something the movie made me change my mind about. The scene that changed the […]

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Thoughts about the movie TRF

My honest opinion about the movie “The reluctant fundamentalist” is that it was quite a good movie. Throughout the movie you could feel the tension between the main characters and its surrounding. However, since it was based on a book that we recently have read, the details were still fresh, and based of these descriptions […]

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Day of terror

We all remember and have heard of 9/11, no matter how old or how young you are. It was the day where a lot of people’s lives were lost in the disastrous terror attack. I lived back in Thailand at the current time it happened, but I know that many were affected by the incident […]

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The reluctant fundamentalist

The book was written by the Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid, and it is a novel about a Pakistani man named Changez who tells a stranger, an American man whom he met in an outdoor Lahore café, about his life and experiences when he lived in America.   So far, the book seems to be impressive, […]

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Outsourced

Outsourced is a movie that displays the diverse world we live in by comparing India and America together, which we know are quite unlike in many ways. The movie is set in India and America, and the cultural differences are clear. The movie starts with the American, Todd Anderson, who is given the option to […]

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#Metoo

Sexual harassment at the workplace is very common while it is rarely unheard of. Why’s that? There are so many incidents that happens every single year and so many of them are untold. It has come to the point where the problem is no longer about sex, it is about having the upper power. Having […]

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