Monthly Archives: September 2017

My Name Is Rose

First, the book. You know the type of quizzes such as ‘which animal are you most like’, ‘which celebrity are you’, ‘which Disney princess are you’? I have a quiz question: what book are you? I am The Name of … Continue reading

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Rashomon, or a story of human ego

I re-read books I love, and I re-watch movies I love. A few nights ago I re-enjoyed one of my favourite movies, Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, which is based on two short stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. Photo by Leo Rivas-Micoud on Unsplash Akira Kurosawa’s … Continue reading

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Of Beauty and the Beast, book covers, and dreams (once more)

… Both a little scared, Neither one prepared, Beauty and the Beast… F# – E- F# – A – D D – C# – D – F# – G F# – G – E – F# – D The first … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Full Moon

If most families are like fudge–mostly sweet with a few nuts, as someone said–mine is just the opposite. Not tragically dysfunctional, yet unique in a way that makes me feel as if I’ve been sitting on a chair that has … Continue reading

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