Tag Archives: Mixed Feelings

In Transit

I used to get a lot of knitting and reading done on the bus and train but lately I find myself scrolling through news on my phone and I still can’t quite understand what the hell has gone wrong with … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Green Silk Gown

Apparently I never posted about it, but I read Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire a while ago and liked it a lot. It’s about a girl who died on her way to prom in the 50s and has spent … Continue reading

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The City of Falling Angels

Y’all, I probably should have gone to the opera when I went to Venice. I’m the kind of philistine who doesn’t much care for opera but the theatre itself would be neat to see. The Fenice burned down in 1996, … Continue reading

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H Is For…

Hawk! No, hats! Wait, both! Of late I’ve been reading H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald and knitting hats. Just further proof that it’s always a non-stop party around here. I picked up Hawk because I swear every other … Continue reading

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Strange The Sweater

So y’all, I read Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor. I’ve been musing about it for the past few days and I still can’t quite make up my mind about it. Our hero Lazlo Strange develops a passion for stories … Continue reading

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The Clockwork Scarab

I’ve probably mentioned a time or ten that I have a longstanding affection for Sherlock Holmes and related adaptations/spinoffs, which these days seems to mean a more or less endless list of things to read. (And watch – I’m perhaps … Continue reading

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Belle Epoque

I finished reading Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross the other day and I still can’t really make up my mind what I thought of it. It’s about Maude, who runs away to Paris and takes a job as a repoussoir, … Continue reading

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