Rachel is an intelligent writer, thinker, and reviewer; she dedicates her time to use her platform for making a difference through her reviews.
Reading any new post, book review, or update of her weekly radio appearance on CBC’s Homestretch is something that all of her readers, I assume, enjoy doing–speaking for myself. I know I do. When I started The Black Lion Journal, I hunted for genuinely friendly and kind people online that were willing to share and contribute their articles and reviews. Was I more than happy when my beady eyes landed on Anne Logan’s I’ve Read This website (what a title!) whose book reviews featured pictures of her cat? Yes. Yes I was.
When our TBL Journal Administrator sought the largely known WordPress Reader for bloggers that wrote about travel and life, her little eyes caught the wonderful Rachel Routier and her blog about travel, food, and a bit about the mid-west. Our Administrator was hooked.
There is no doubt in our TBL Administrator’s mind that women empowering others to read and to love books is a priceless value. For this reason, when she spied Angela Vincent–book blogger, Londoner, attested bookworm–she knew that she wanted a writer, blogger, and reviewer like her as a re-post contributor.
When our TBL Administrator was growing up, she naturally thought that the best way to avoid getting a darker complexion was to cover up her body and avoid the sun at all cost–and that this was a good thing, even encouraged. It wasn’t until she was around nine when she realized that her skin tone …