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at the mouth of the river of bees by Kij Johnson

The Bitey Cat by

I’m dipping in and out of Kij Johnson’s collection of short stories At the mouth of the river of bees. The Bitey …

Fudoki by Kij Johnson

Fudoki by

Princess Harueme is dying. She can feel it, a great weight inside her, so she is preparing for death. Emptying out old …

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

2010 #11

I’ve been very lax about my weekly photos, but look, I distract you with a cat

The Underneath by Kathi Appelt

The underneath by dir. by

Author: Kathi Apelt
This is the story of an abandoned cat, an old hound dog who becomes her friend and her kittens, and the family they become. But it is also a tale of old Grandmother Moccasin, a shape-chaning lemia, who is trapped in jar and by her own anger and resentment at her betrayal, as she sees it, by those she loved. And through its blending of myth and floklore it is the perfect fit for my Once Upon a Time reading list. It is also a children’s book, so it shouldn’t take you to long to get through. Although that does not mean that this doesn’t have darkness.

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

2010 #7

This is such a typical pose for that beast. Always demanding and thinking only of himself. (Although we usually refer to him …

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

back to black

Yes, I’ve gone back to the old theme. I’m not sure why. Couldn’t find a new one that I liked and I …