Monthly Archives | September 2011

In defence of dogs

I watch The Dog Whisperer, and while I enjoy it I’m often put off by Milan’s insistence that the dog […]

Sagas of Icelanders
The ugly duckling

So myself and himself have gotten in the habit of bedtime stories. We started off with some fairy tales. First […]

Warrior

The opening scenes of Warrior feature The National’s Start a war and a character listening to Moby Dick. Not what […]

Julie of the wolves

Received free from NetGalley Written in 1972 this is the story of Miyax, whose English name is Julie, and her […]

Fragile things week 3

This is just a round-up post of my thoughts after week three of the Fragile things read. As with any […]

Keepsakes and treasures (Fragile things week 3)

Spoilers The narrator starts this story by telling us that we can call him a bastard if we like, well […]

Other people (Fragile Things week 3)

Spoilers below Hell is other people, so the saying goes. But in this story hell is pain and the life […]

Bitter grounds (Fragile things week 3)

Spoilers ahead! What makes you want to abandon your life? To chuck it all and just leave? In Bitter grounds […]

Going Wodwo (Fragile things week 3)

Beware of spoilers. Discussion welcome. Okay, this is one of those posts where I may type and type and yet […]

Closing time (Fragile things week 2)

Watch out for spoilers below. This is more of a discussion about rather than a review of sort of post. […]

The Flints of Memory Lane (Fragile things week 2)

As usual with these group reads a spoiler warning is in full effect. They are discussion posts rather than reviews. […]

Forbidden brides of the faceless slaves in the secret house of the night of dread desire

I’m, as usual, playing catch up. Never got around to posting on the stories I read for week 2, so […]