Monthly Archives: March 2010

Scissor-wielding Tailors and the House around the Corner

My mother swears she never read me the Struwelpeter (aka Shock-headed Peter) story about the tailor with the huge pair of scissors who leapt in through the window and cut off your thumbs if you sucked them. I will choose … Continue reading

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Books I read (and books I won’t)

I must confess something. (Until recently) I always finish a book. Even if it’s not a very good read. Once, outraged with bad writing, weak plot, annoying characters, I hurled the book across the room. Disgusted. But half an hour … Continue reading

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Unplugging

Used to be I was so wrapped up in my first book and its characters that I thought about it all the time. You could call it obsessive. The other day I suddenly realized– while explaining the gist of it … Continue reading

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