Posted in June 2009

One book in one minute

Of course, having just read through my friend, Simonne’s, 15 books in 5 minutes (note that she claims she wrote her whole post in 5 minutes. I took 45. Hmmm), I have realized that my favorite classic of all time is not on my list (it is on hers, though). I could argue that it … Continue reading

15 books in 15 minutes

I love to read. In fact, I have discovered that my desire to write is affected greatly by whether or not I am reading regularly. When I read less, because I am too busy to carve out the time, I write less. When I make time to read – and I read diversely – I … Continue reading

Boys, baristas and burgers

When you move to a new city, your senses are heightened. You notice that everything feels ‘new’, because your body is picking up on the subtle differences between that place and your previous home. The salt air here in Seattle is brinier than in Sydney, more pungent. On sunny days, the sky seems bluer here … Continue reading