The Quirky Quibbler

Dune: A Masterclass of Science Fiction

Front cover of the novel

David M., Editor

November 28, 2019

Dune is often celebrated as one of science fiction’s crowning works, a masterwork of human emotions, thought, and science, written by Frank Herbert in 1965. It has since won numerous awards, including the Nebula Award, and received a positive reception since then. Dune is, in the words of Robert A....

History is not Boring!

History is not Boring!

David M., Editor

September 4, 2019

Do you want to learn about history but find it boring, tedious, or simply not fun? Then, I have a book for you. History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization’s Best Bits by Erik Sass and Steve Wiegand is a rambunctious, engrossing book depicting everything from the world’s most impor...

Bad Boy’s Antics Make You Laugh

Langston D.

Langston D., Junior reviewer from grade 2

June 5, 2019

Book: Horrid Henry Author:  Francesca Simon Horrid Henry is a book about a boy called Henry who is always being bad.  The book has four chapters that all make you laugh.  SPOILER WARNING SPOILER WARNING SPOILER WARNING SPOILER WARNING SPOILER WARNING Chapter 1 “Horrid Henry’s Perfect Day”  In this chapt...

Brother’s Grimm- Year 10 puts on a fantastic show

Brother's Grimm- Year 10 puts on a fantastic show

Joshua M., Guest reviewer

May 24, 2019

  The Brothers Grimm was a quality theatrical piece. Possibly one of the best the school has ever produced so far. The show was indeed an eye-catching, entertaining and highly comedic drama which exceeded all expectations for an amateur drama group, and received several positive comments from ...

Friends and Frenemies


Leela D., Junior reviewer from grade 2

May 17, 2019

The Book Dork Diaries: Tales From A Not Friendly Frenemy Author and Illustrator:  Rachel Renée Russell What's it about? This book is the 11th in the series of Dork Diaries. The previous books were about a girl named Nikki Maxwell who joins a new school where she meets her worst enemy called Macke...

New Harry Potter Story Fills in the Gaps

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Stuvi K., Junior reviewer from grade 2

May 2, 2019

I want you to read it Harry Potter and the Cursed Child because Harry Potter’s son becomes like his dad. It has a pretty good feel with scary and romantic adventures and dialogues. I like the way J.K. Rowling skips parts in the story. It’s very nice how she makes her stories adventurous. They aren...

The Book That Inspired Pirates of the Caribbean

The Book That Inspired Pirates of the Caribbean

David M., Editor

January 25, 2019

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson is book that truly lives up to the saying, “Often imitated, never bettered.” Here is a story that will forever be a ‘treasured’ literary classic. Many have tried to imitate it and reach for the same adventurous spirit and elegant charm that it so eas...

“13 Ways to Screw Up a College Interview” as performed by 10th Grade

Alva S. & Maya M., Editors

April 17, 2018

 “Thirteen ways to screw up a college interview” was an adaptation of Ian McWethy’s original screenplay by our grade 10 students. Made up of a cast of 12, the students portrayed 13 ways in which you can 'screw up a college interview.' The drama cast was able to put on a dazzling performan...

Best Asian Food in Stockholm at East

Best Asian Food in Stockholm at East

Hannah Ö. and Alexandra R., Guest Writers

March 23, 2018

  The second you walk into East on Stureplan 13, you are instantly captivated by the cultural and spacious vibe. East outstanding location is in Stockholm's premium area, surrounded by liveliness and class. Although the prices at East are somewhat high, the service, food, and presentation all ma...

Scrumptious Sushi Just Around the Corner

Scrumptious Sushi Just Around the Corner

Hannah Ö., Guest Reviewer

December 8, 2017

My first impression from walking into the restaurant was that it was quite cozy with an environment which seemed more welcoming than the average sushi restaurant. After inspecting the menu, I saw they had a wide selection of dishes varying from fresh sushi to flavoursome noodles to Thai salads. I ordered...

Film review : Arrival

Film review : Arrival

Alva S., Reporter/Editor

November 24, 2017

  Arrival (2016) is a sci-fi thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve which takes place in Montana, USA. The director of the film is Denis Villeneuve, a Canadian director known for Sicario (2015) and Prisoners (2013). He is also the director behind the fantastic sequel to Blade Runner; Blade Runner 204...

Talent is Nothing without Dedication

Talent is Nothing without Dedication

William A., Guest reviewer

August 21, 2017

"Whiplash", a brilliant and stimulating music drama by the the young director Damien Chazelle, is about the demanding and unscrupulous music industry in New York. It is obvious that the main theme is motivation, dedication and persistence. The story is told through the eyes of the protagonist, Andrew (Miles T...

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