Category Archives: literature

I Feel Bad About My Neck

I’ve never been one to give much thought to aging or anti-aging skin care. For a long while, eye-cream was the only anti-aging step in my skin care ‘routine’. I started with this only a few years back after a … Continue reading

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Veronika Decides to Die

I’m a big fan of Paulo Coelho’s work and am very excited about the Veronika Decides to Die movie depite being dubious about it being varnished with hollywood and starring Serah Michelle Gellar. It’s time to fish the book from … Continue reading

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When I am an old woman I shall wear purple with a red hat which doesn’t go

When I am an old woman, I shall wear purple With a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves and satin sandles, And say we’ve no money … Continue reading

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Hons and Rebels

Books find their way onto my to-read list in various ways. Hons and Rebels by Jessica Mitford caught my interest when I found out that it is J.K. Rowling’s favourite book (credit goes to Wikipedia for this nugget of information). … Continue reading

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I went shopping!

Kinokuniya was having a 20% storewide sale. I love these so much. When I walk into a bookshop or library, I feel happy. True to my nerd DNA. I had a few titles on my want-to-read list. The World According … Continue reading

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Learning to be content

At a warm little dinner over at a friend’s place last week, I borrowed Marisha Pessl’s Special Topics in Calamity Physics off her bookshelf and have been reading it bits and pieces at a time. After her mother’s death, Blue … Continue reading

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Suicide What do you think is uniquely magical about fiction? Wallace: Oh, Lordy, that could take a whole day! Well, the first line of attack for that question is that there is this existential loneliness in the real world. I … Continue reading

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