Dissertation Days (56): Handwriting

It's been a while, hasn't it? What can I say, I've been enjoying the time to actually write my Dissertation rather than just write about it, and I'm happy to say that I've made tremendous progress on both Chapter 3 and Chapter 4. And boy, does that feel good. One thing that has really helped … Continue reading Dissertation Days (56): Handwriting

Advertisements

Reading The Wheel of Time: “The Eye of the World” (Book 1)

So, in addition to all of the things I'm working on--dissertation, novel, short story, this blog--I've decided to undertake a truly mammoth project: the re-reading of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time from beginning to end. So, I began, as one should, with The Eye of the World. Though I've read this novel countless times since I first … Continue reading Reading The Wheel of Time: “The Eye of the World” (Book 1)

Screening Classic Hollywood: “Anastasia” (1956)

I've always had a fascination with the legend of Anastasia Romanov, the youngest daughter of the doomed Nicholas and Alexandra who was rumoured, for much of the 20th Century, to have survived the massacre that struck her family. Before there was the exquisite Anastasia of animated fame, there was the 1956 film starring Yul Brynner and Ingrid … Continue reading Screening Classic Hollywood: “Anastasia” (1956)