Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers By Christopher Lawrence Nero, $29.99 AUD First thing's first, there's something you should know. I've enjoyed classical music from a young age, but I'll admit that I've never known much about the composers behind the pieces I love. It's all too easy to imagine a [...]
Writing a blog can get messy. Possible subjects for this post could easily include grief, memory, family, parties, things lost and found. Possible alternative titles for this post include the following: How to turn a blog about books into a blog about death, or more cheerfully, I'm just wild about books and 2018 will be [...]
i Two small heads bowed together, dark hair loose and tumbling as they lean over the project at hand- loose petals in the fountain, blushing pinks and noisy red. Their fingers are grimy with ruined plants, dirty juice from the flowers. In circles they scatter shredded roses, waiting for someone to tell them to stop. [...]
2017 has been a lot of things. On a global and personal scale: overwhelming, challenging, harrowing. There have also been truly good things. We measure out one year on the calendar and give meaning to the passage of time. It's always swings and roundabouts. I'd like to talk about one of the things I enjoyed [...]
Yesterday was the first time in thirty days that I didn't write, and it felt weird.
It happens to me every Nano; I am overflowing with ideas that I wouldn't have any other month, which are currently of no use.