Magnolias in bloom always put me in the mood for swishy dresses, Champagne cocktails and sultry jazz played on a record player. I even get the urge to break out in a pout ala Scarlet O’Hara. 289 more words
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2/18: Stephen Wright’s Going Native, Borges’s New Refutation of Time, the Best Kind of Mystery and Cultural Imperialism
#1: Read Stephen Wright’s Going Native, a more recent book billed as a mystery. It’s about 300 pages, and halfway through I thought the genre label had pulled one over on me, but by the end I could see the mystery and it was brilliant. 768 more words
Orientalism is something that I really love. Or better, I love to study and understand the Orientalist perspective that sometimes, even today, is still present. And it is. 808 more words
Have you ever noticed that your surroundings influence or change the way you walk?
And I’m not talking about something too obvious like from one second to the next performing a moonwalk but rather the more subtle changes in movement like straightening your posture or altering your pace. 900 more words