Finished another Wodehouse novel, Cocktail Time, which is also the title of the novel in this book upon which the plot hinges. It wasn't too bad. This one features Lord Ickenham as the protagonist, who is a somewhat different protagonist than other Wodehouse heroes. Jeeves and Wooster are usually trying to avoid or escape from … Continue reading Book and a Movie
(Two posts down from this.)1. The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas2. The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien3. The Code of the Woosters - PG Wodehouse4. Leave It to Psmith - PG Wodehouse5. Have His Carcase - Dorothy Sayers6. Otherland: City of Golden Shadow - Tad Williams7. Biffen's Millions - PG Wodehouse8. … Continue reading Answers for First Lines
I'm guest blogging over at Window in the Garden Wall for the next few days whilst the proprietress is away on vacation. I'm sure people will notice a decline in quality, since I don't have access to as many of CS Lewis' written works as she does, nor do I have Photoshop to create the … Continue reading Guest Blogging
This is obviously not a comprehensive list (that would be much longer), it is not in any particular order, nor is the number of books indicative of anything particularly. But this list is probably a moderately representative sample of which books I have greatly enjoyed. Should anyone feel so led, one may guess from which … Continue reading First lines of favourite books.
Did this a few weeks back when Steve linked to it. Not sure I'd shell out for $60 shoes via the internet though. Especially since I have such a tough time getting shoes that fit. Well, shoes that are reasonably inexpensive that fit, anyway. Here's the low and hi designs I made.
It is time for your periodic reminder that Blogger's spellcheck feature still does not recognise "blog" as a word. I still find that amusing. That is all.
I've been slowing down lately for several reasons. Number A, it's tough to find the time to blog when one has a 4 month old daughter. 3, my computer quit working for a few days while it insisted that I didn't actually have a keyboard. Moe came over and helped me fool it by giving … Continue reading Blogging