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He's no Charles Dickens, but...

…Victor Hugo is pretty great too.  I realized this in 2012, when Tom Hooper’s lavish film adaptation of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg’s musical Les Miserables  598 more words


Les Miserables

Six months to finish the book? I was dreaming. It’s now September, I’m 10 months in, and the day is fast approaching when I will have been reading this tome for a year. 925 more words

Notes On A Book

Les Miserables: a night in revolutionary France

You’ve seen the film, you may even have seen the musical, but have you thought about the smash hit Les Miserables as a piece of public history? 277 more words


Tag | Pastry Book Tag

Today I ignore the post that I really ought to be writing to instead bring you a tag. I’ve decided (if only in my own head until now) that Thursdays will be the day when I post tags – and I’ll keep that up (hopefully) as long as the tags hold up. 1,116 more words


Singing out and branching out

Generally, I would describe myself as a confident person. I have no problem making speeches or talking in front of a crowd. In fact, I’m so good at public speaking that I made up the toast I gave at my dad’s wedding off the top of my head. 366 more words

5 Important Work-Life Lessons You Need to Know from Les Miserables

Reading has become a chore in our digital age. We want information broken down into Instagram feeds or at the very least 140 characters.  However, I discovered the beauty of reading. 747 more words


Over the Moon

It’s Sunday again, and that can only mean one thing: fantasy football.

And this week, my team is actually winning. You cannot imagine how surprised I am. 401 more words