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Finnegans Wake 1.3

Hopefully, after the move, I’ll average more than one chapter a week.

The wading got a bit deep in this section, but it resolved into one of my favorite passages so far. 1,147 more words

Book Review: Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen

A few weeks back I saw a photograph of Jonathan Letham’s favorite books.   Among the titles on the row of spines,  I noticed a book by Leonard Cohen called Beautiful Losers. 477 more words


i did not understand

There was  a time, a couple of years ago, when I was confronted with a decision about whether to read Flannery O’Connor’s “Wise Blood”, with only about three hundred and thirty five pages, double spaced, and very easy to read, or James Joyce’s “Ulysses”, that has well over seven hundred pages of fine print, single spaced and has always been quite a nightmarishly torturous experience for both my eyes and my nerves.   486 more words


Sunny Days in Zurich

When Jeremy and I set up another housesitting assignment in Geneva, Switzerland, we decided to spend the week beforehand exploring the country some. I’ve always loved Switzerland, and I couldn’t wait to share its beauty with Jeremy. 723 more words

Friday Fiction Workshop: James Joyce, Part 2

Welcome back to my Friday Fiction Workshop!  This was not a totally productive week for me as far as new writing goes, though my brain was working on a lot for sure.   797 more words


"It’s not just a stream of gibberish" |On Illustrating Finnegans Wake

At The Honest Ulsterman, Darran Anderson talks with Stephen Crowe about illustrating James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake in his project Wake in Progress. From the interview: 203 more words


Written interview with inspiring American Landscape Photographer and cancer survivor Bruce Heinemann by Annabel Ruffell

My name is Annabel Ruffell and I am the founder of Journey for Earth, a global awareness company committed to inspiring change for humanity, the environment and animals, one choice at a time. 2,260 more words