Tag: Conrad

  • Nostromo: The Silver of the Mine

    VENTURA [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons As with Lord Jim, I feel compelled to write something about Nostromo at about the 1/3 mark.  Conrad very handily divided the novel into three sections: The Silver of the Mine, The Isabels, and The Lighthouse.  I must get my (spoiler-free) thoughts down on the first part before […]

  • Reading Everything in August

    No, that is not the title of a challenge…but it may as well be.  I’m up to my ears in books and it’s wonderful. Sweet peas and ocean breezes   ♥ I spent most of my July weekends working on a large volunteer project for a non-profit.  It was a beneficial experience, but more of a […]

  • Three Old Movie Reviews – Heston, Peck, Cooper, et al

    So, I’m not much of a movie watcher these days, much less a reviewer.  But I’ve started keeping a journal of books read and movies watched, by month.  (Got this idea from Rachel!)  This month’s been particularly good, so I thought I’d share a few quick recommendations: Dad’s Army (TV, 1968–1977) This comedy is set […]

  • Wednesday Quote: Work

    A few years back, I used to participate in a weekly feature called “Weekend Quote,” hosted by Lemon Tree at Half-Filled Attic.  I so enjoyed that feature that I wanted to bring it back this year, except on Wednesdays instead of the weekend.  There are so many great quotes to come across while reading, and […]

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