Since we last met here on this blog (a total of three days ago) I have completed the second of Lemony Snicket's 'wrong questions.' Yes, my friends. I am quite definitely in love. And I know what I'm getting for Christmas. A nice new row of four shiny-dust-jacketed books by Lemony Snicket. Or, due to … Continue reading Obsession: A Word Which Here Means…
"There was a town, and there was a girl, and there was a theft. I was living in the town, and I was hired to investigate the theft, and I thought the girl had nothing to do with it. I was almost thirteen and I was wrong. I was wrong about all … Continue reading Who Could That Be At This Hour?
C.S. Lewis once said, "You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me."I have always agreed with Lewis about the books, but I've always bemoaned the fact that I couldn't join him in his love of tea. After all, it's so British! For a girl who's enamored … Continue reading Cups of Tea Big Enough and Books Long Enough
We ate lunch at The Eagle and Child - meeting place of the Inklings, a group of writers including J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
Well, I'm back. I went on an adventure, and it was more wild and difficult and exciting and wonderful than I could have ever imagined! My two friends (Margaret and her brother Galen) and I went to London, Scotland and Paris. A total of two and half weeks of travel, adrenaline, fatigue, and enjoyment. We … Continue reading A Hobbit’s Tale