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Anna Karenina

I have downloaded this book. And have actually read 200 out of 2000 e-pages.

And I feel so accomplished.

I’m reading Anna Karenina!

I, a Bravo watcher, am reading a classic Russian novel. 281 more words


Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Adaptation by Jo Clifford

Royal Exchange Theatre, 24 March 2015

Jo Clifford’s minimalist adaptation of Tolstoy’s novel – there is little by way of stage or setting – is a drama about love false and true. 84 more words

Theatre Review

Celebrating Spring

I am so excited that it’s finally spring! Somehow I missed the first day of spring, which I usually count down to. But I’ve been “down for the count” myself lately, laid low by a cold and sinus infection—ick. 262 more words

Discoveries From Learning

Book Review: Hausfrau

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum



Hausfrau begins with Anna Benz, a thirty-seven year old American expatriate bored housewife with children living in Switzerland, has a passionate affair with an  American man, while her Swiss husband works as a banker at Credit Suisse.  237 more words

Book Review

Anna Karenina


Royal Exchange, Manchester

Tolstoy’s classic tale of blighted love gets a stripped-down, eclectic interpretation at the Exchange, replete with multi-ethnic casting and a selection of accents that range from deepest cockney to broad Scottish. 353 more words


Hardcover Monday - Harry Potter Again

I spent the weekend doing my read-a-thon with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. I don’t mind long books, but I remember when this book came out when I was a kid and being totally mind blown at the jump in length between the third and fourth books. 120 more words