Archive for September, 2010

Writing class

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

First assignment from a beginners class for creative writing; describe a place using the 5 senses. Sigh. I knew it was going to be a basics class, but I wanted review of some basics. “Write about a place that you love. Describe it using the 5 senses, or as many as possible.” Then it’ll be […]

Review and thoughts; Memoirs of a Geisha

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

I don’t read a lot of books when they first come out, I don’t see a lot of movies in theaters or even when they first arrive in DVD format. It could be that I don’t like being part of a crowd, or that I like things to stand a little test of time before […]

Review/reaction: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Haven’t seen the movie version yet, but I read a reference to the book in an issue of the New Yorker a few months ago and realized that I should read the book. I requested a copy from the library but it took so long to arrive that I forgot my request until the book […]