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Tessa Hadley--"At Home in the Past" (New Yorker, June 6 & 13, 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: GLEN HANSARD-Tiny Desk Concert #225  (June 17, 2012).

What can I say about Glen Hansard that I haven’t said already—he’s a powerful singer and a great storyteller.  880 more words

Tiny Desk Concert

Day 1025: Dolly: A Love Story

Dolly lives a Bohemian life in what she calls Vagabondia with her sisters and artist brother Phil, his wife, and baby Tod. They are poor, so Dolly works as a governess for her disapproving Aunt Augusta. 377 more words


A Few Of My Favourite Things...Books!

So i thought as an on-going feature, (mainly for when i’m at a loss as to what to write),  i could gradually disclose different things about me by way of simple lists, as in; “My favourite foods”, “My favourite films”, “My favourite methods of humiliation to use as payback for when my gorgeous goblins have been a rare pain in my arse”, that kind of thing. 781 more words

Throwback Thursday-The Making Of A Lady (2012)

The story of Cinderella has been told time and again, across the ages and across the world. The reason why it keeps being retold is that the basic elements of the narrative and the characters are easily malleable to any writer who wishes to put his or her own spin on the tale. 216 more words


The Women’s Classic Literature Event

This event is way more a celebration than a “reading challenge.” It’s about hunting out those forgotten titles which didn’t make it into the official canon, & reading them & sharing the excitement. 162 more words


Psalm 93:2, January 3

“Your throne has been established from the beginning: You are from eternity.”

God, You showed me through Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh, the beauty of being established in the Truth of Your Word. 353 more words