Is it farewell to on-campus study?

This is probably our future. It is highly likely that a lot of tertiary education will stay online, even when we can move freely again. It suddenly dawned on me the other day: I miss the libraries. I miss the New Arrivals shelves where books from different departments would all sit together until they wereContinue reading “Is it farewell to on-campus study?”

Parisian Online

Do you like your books to be emotional roller coasters? Or perhaps you prefer an evenhanded approach? I’m a night-time reader who aims to distract her brain from the ups and downs of the day; roller coasters are banned. After those rather unpleasant, and so very masculine, transits across the United States in On TheContinue reading “Parisian Online”

2020’s photo project

The first green of a germinating seed; an unseasonable volunteer tomato; the bright colours of a new lining stitched into an old purse. Each delight demanded to be shared, and a new photo project began. . For the last couple of years, I’ve been enjoying fun little photo projects each week. First, it was assemblingContinue reading “2020’s photo project”

Perspectives in Blue

Half of the comments suggested I would do as I always did. The other half offered an alternative. There were two comments … in total. It was evenly divided. I would inevitably disappoint someone. I’d already overcome one dilemma to get to this point … now I had another. . This was a very blueContinue reading “Perspectives in Blue”

The road reluctantly travelled

At the city bookshop, browsing for outings to take back to my small-town home, ensuring I don’t miss the Classics section, looking for a manageable spine of less than 2cm … why doesn’t the air conditioning reach this corner … overheating … choose quickly please. Love a Penguin. Many months pass, the pandemic rolls aroundContinue reading “The road reluctantly travelled”

Sky from Untitled

The sky is always the hardest part. Do you get it out of the way by tackling it first or save it for last? I tend to avoid it for as long as possible. Or select a puzzle that doesn’t have a sky thereby eliminating the worry. Yet, seemingly inevitably, there is some other featureContinue reading “Sky from Untitled”