Ramblings Reads No. Two: Dance with the Devil in the Pale Moonlight

Now that I’ve reminded you how long it’s been since you watched Tim Burton’s Batman, I’d like to tell you a bit about Justin Evans’ A Good and Happy Child. I’ll give you an out, though. If you want to save yourself a bit of reading, you could watch this promotional video that manages to […]

Because Homesickness Is Complicated

Had I the Choice Had I the choice to tally greatest bards, To limn their portraits, stately, beautiful, and emulate at will, Homer with all his wars and warriors—Hector, Achilles, Ajax, Or Shakspere’s woe-entangled Hamlet, Lear, Othello—Tenny- son’s fair ladies, Metre or wit the best, or choice conceit to wield in perfect rhyme, delight of […]

InterRambling: Happy (Capital-)Birthday, Helsinki!

The first stop on my trip was Helsinki, which was celebrating its two-hundredth year as Finland’s capital. That meant festivals and street fairs all over the place. I was lucky enough to run into the lovely Anna, a local lady and fellow Trinity student, who endured my head-lolling and snoozing throughout the plane journey, and […]

Rambling Reads No. One: A Stroll with Moomintroll

Since I can’t tell you about what I’m doing, I thought I’d have a crack at telling you about what I’m reading. Only the things I really dig, though. You might wind up loving the stuff I just find okay if you read it, but I’d rather give glowing responses than get bogged down with […]

Live from København

The Helsinki post is all written, but until I find a computer that will work with me, she’s not going up. Poor ol’ gal would feel naked without a few photos. While you wait, these are the things that have been in my head non-stop. It’s getting out of hand.   Harlem Night Song Come, […]