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Slow reading of 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'.

Event: A ‘slow reading’ of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Where: Greek Club Brisbane, 29 Edmondstone St, West End QLD 4101. 87 more words

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If you see Kay, tell her I'm not voting for her

When I was in high school, I wrote a humor column for the school paper. One column was about my not getting accepted to the college of my choice; against my advisor’s judgment, I titled the column “If You See Kay.” My advisor’s point was that I could have gotten away with it without much parental/administrational backlash (people actually read this newspaper, see) if I… 155 more words

Bunch Of Baloney

Paris, Shakespeare, and Lily

For the next several weeks, the editor will be gallivanting all over Morocco. Rather than give you, our Dear Readers, time off, she decided to climb into the WayBack Machine and pull out some favorite posts from long ago. 1,007 more words

Field Trips

A Distinctly Western Buddha....

 James Joyce/Stephen Dedalus, circa 1904

  Thanks goodness for the internet, WordPress, and now YouTube. They afford me—and everyone with a connection in fact—an outlet, a medium through which to communicate. 580 more words


This Will Blow Your Mind!

“Wow. You hear that? That’s the sound of minds being blown.”

That’s a quote from my latest video uploaded to YouTube, ‘James Joyce’s Ulysses, Six Tips for Better Reading, Understanding and Enjoying.’ Riveting stuff, and it can be found on the Omphalos Cafe’s channel now. 330 more words


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Today’s daily haiku challenge has been interrupted because I couldn’t wait to start on this book from the library:

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Books I Want to Read Before the End of 2016

I don’t usually establish to be read lists. However, now that we are in the last quarter of the year, there are some books I really want to read before 2016 comes to an end. 384 more words